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Priority Africa Network (PAN) is a San Francisco - Bay Area based Africa advocacy organization. In addition to promoting events and issues related to Africa and the diaspora, PAN works with African immigrant community groups and associations.
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This Monday, January 11, 2021, at 5:30pm: Join the SF Immigrant Rights Commission for a virtual Special Hearing on Immigration Reform and COVID-19 in 2021 and beyond.
IMAGE CREDIT: SOUL! director Stan Latham stands with cameraman on set for the interview between Host/Producer of the TV show SOUL! Ellis Haizlip with filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles (Sweet Sweetback’s Baaddass Song) in a scene from the film Mr. SOUL! DIRECTED BY MELISSA HAIZLIP. Photo by Chester Hi
The program Political Violence & Conflict in Ethiopia scheduled for Saturday, December 19th has been cancelled.
We apologize for the change but we encountered problems that could not be resolved on time.
We continue to find says to present the most balanced and informative sessions on the conflict. Stay tuned.
Asante. Thank you!
Thanks Cornelius Moore!!
Join us for our monthly series, The African Diaspora Film Club. Modeled after our African Book Club, we will meet once a month to discuss a film that we have all viewed in advance of the discussion. The conversation will be moderated by Cornelius Moore, co-director of California Newsreel and film se
“‘Black Lives Matter at School’ is an essential resource for all those seeking to build an antiracist school system.” —Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning and #1 New…
No Mo'War : Pan African Solidarity Forum on Ethiopia
Oct 22 at 5:30 pm Voting & Election update!!
Some of us have cast our ballots by mail or in person, and some of us are waiting for November 3, Election Day. But what comes after that? Are you ready for November 4 and beyond? Join the conversation! RSVP now
We’ve heard in the news questions and concerns about how different people might respond to the election outcome. Join us for a community call where we will talk about how to get ourselves, our families, and communities ready.
Africans Rising For Peace, Justice & Human Dignity!
Why Congo Matters?
During the month of October Africans Rising will share a series of educational events and flyers on « Why Congo Matters » for the official launch of #CongoWeek2020 this year from October 18 - October 24.
Breaking the Silence Congo Week is a week of activities that commemorates the millions of lives lost in the Congo conflict while celebrating the enormous human and natural potential that exists in the country.
October 19th: Africans Rising special event to be announced... (#ReRightHistory)
Congo In Harlem: (Oct 16 - Oct 31) Free Film/Documentary Series
Congo Square: (October 31) On - Line Concert
We look forward to sharing with all our members and member organizations the many ways the heart of Africa (The Democratic Republic of Congo) is connected to us all.
LEARN MORE: www.congoweek.org
#AfricansRising #Rise4ourlives #ReRightHistory #Freethem #Congoweek2020 #Congoweek
Register for this important voting update!
𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐠𝐥𝐨𝐛𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐥𝐥.
One of Africa's shining heroes and bright lights and also a Noble Peace Prize winner, Dr Denis Mukwege, a doctor who fixes women who have been horribly assaulted by armed men; has called for justice for Congolese people on Crimes documented in the United Nations 𝐌𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨.
𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚'𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐚𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐚 have responded to his call and are 𝐤𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐟𝐟 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡 (CONGO WEEK 18 - 24) with a lively panel bringing the diaspora and the youth on the continent together.
Don't miss this powerful panel discussion.
𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐣𝐨𝐢𝐧 the discussion via Zoom or you can 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐯𝐢𝐚 𝐅𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤 (more to come) and 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐇𝐌𝐆 (link to come). Stay tuned for more events coming your way this coming month.
𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐲!
To register for this event, follow this link: https://buff.ly/3jdKIVZ
Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan
Global Platform Kenya
Join PAN and allies for Black Migrants Community Townhall Meeting tomorrow at 5:30 pm
The Umoja Festival
Register here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-migrant-townhall-meeting-tickets-121393905439
Presenters will speak on: mental health support during this time. Plus information and resources on voting rights and responsibilities.
Join us for community conversations! Black migrants townhall meeting! Thursday 24th at 5:30 pm.
Please join us!
Today is the last day of #BlackAugust 2020, we have lined up for you a powerful panel discussion. Join us TODAY at 1200ET/1600GMT.
Join legends Donny Glover, Soffiya Elijah, Linda Masarira, Sekau Mgbozi Abdullah Odinga and Phillip Agnew and members of #AfricansRising as we discuss what it means to stand in global solidarity as we defend Black lives!
Register here: https://buff.ly/3juOEB5
Don't miss this event! Register for August 8 Webinar.
Haiti Emergency Relief, August 8 at 2:00 pm Pacific
Featuring: Mildred Aristide, Danny Glover, Laura Flynn, Henri Ford, Ira Kurzban, K’Ronna Harmon
Kenyan student Impacted by the new policy!
International students became the latest targets for deportation under a new rule announced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement this week.
A compelling message on Census 2020! Let’s all get counted!
I am constantly amazed by the remarkable community I belong to! Thank you my people!
PAN statement and poem
We are already emotionally fatigued by the relentless all-encompassing reality of living in time of COVID. As an organization with a majority Black constituency, we recognize the catastrophic impact systemic police brutality is having on our communities. The killing of yet more Black people at ...
Join the conversation tomorrow ! register now
Join us tomorrow Friday, June 5 at 3 pm GMT for a panel discussion in #Solidarity with movement in the US and the continent on #BlackLivesMatter.
Our gracious host is the movement coordinator Coumba Toure, please click on this link to join:https://bit.ly/3gVABo3
Visit our website for updated info on COVID-19 resources for African communities in the Bay Area. Upcoming BAJI webinar tomorrow, and cash assistance for Black LGBTQIA migrants https://www.priorityafrica.org/events
Join their webinar in an hour
8am Pacific 11 am Est to hear distinguished speakers address covid-19 impact on and response by people of African descent
Black Immigration Network
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Happy African Liberation Day! Join us for a teleconference briefing tomorrow May 26 with distinguished presenters! Black Immigration Network Black Alliance for Just Immigration￼
Please join the Advocacy Network for Africa (AdNA) for a virtual celebration of African Liberation Day and briefing on COVID-19’s impact in Africa and the diaspora.
Join the call!
Racial Disparities and COVID-19 (call 2 of 6) Due to structural and systemic racism, Black people are twice as likely as white people to view the coronavirus as a significant threat to their health and their ability to survive if we contract it. Whether its overcrowded public housing units or rural....
The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Racial Wealth Gap - Center for American Progress
The unjust racial wealth gap leaves Black and Latinx communities especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus.
Excellent and resourceful!
#Eritrea: Today! Dial-In for US-based #Diaspora Teleconference on #COVIDー19 for Tigrinia Speakers at 7 PM EST.
Hear from 3 Eritrean-American doctors, Dr. Hanna Haptu, Dr. Tekie Debrezion, and Dr. Senait Abraham.
Dial In: 712-775-7031
Conference Code: 607280#
Another community gathering in Oakland now underway! Alameda County Census 2020
Yet another assault on immigrants!!
The department called the decision a move “to bring justice to terrorists, war criminals, sex offenders and other fraudsters,” but some lawyers there feared a broader crackdown.
Save the date!
Conference on Immigration and Social Justice for African and Afro-Caribbean Migration in the Bay Area
SATURDAY, APRIL 4 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Univ of San Francisco
Fromm Hall - FR 120 - Xavier Auditorium
Happening now! Senegalese Community Celebration at Humanist Hall in Oakland! Thanks Fatou Kamara from PAN!! Alameda County Census 2020
Organized by @Sudanese Association of North California! Happening now in Oakland! Showcasing culture and pride!
Gerald Lenoir KPFA Radio Pan African Network in Defense of Migrants' Rights (PANiDMR)
Alameda County Census 2020
Currently talking about travel ban to Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan & Tanzania! Covering need to be counted in Alameda County Census 2020!!
Senegalese community invite you to join them for the "African Women by the Bay" Dinner de Gala on Saturday, Feb 22. Food, music and dancing. Venue Fellowship for Humanity 390. 27th Street in Oakland. Contact info on the flyer.
6501 Telegraph Ave
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