The award winning Day of Resilience received gubernatorial, senatorial and congressional citations! It was also won the Project of the Year " award from Maryland Area Heritage Authority.
Our board member Chaniece Holmes, a member of Red Clay Dance Company; re-enacted the auction of a slave girl on the courthouse steps where Harriet Tubman's sister and niece were rescued. Learn more about Red Clay dance at www.Redclaydance.com
The nationally acclaimed Harriet Tubman Mural - Take My Hand is a must see attraction when you visit Cambridge! African Ambassadors , government officials, clergy , family and friends attended the ribbon cutting ceremony; it was a unifying moment,
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Harvesting Hope Youth and Family Wellness, Inc teamed up the the Bowtie Boys Mentoring group from Houston, TX.
During the earlier part of the day, they served as Youth Ambassadors. They had lunch and private one on one time with the Africa Ambassadors and Dr. Marcus Garvey!
“Sankofa” expresses the importance of reaching back to knowledge gained in the past and bringing it into the present in order to make positive progress.
We embrace the culture and traditions lost during the middle passage. Every beat of the drum awakens us to our authentic sacred self!
Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the late Marcus Garvey was the keynote speaker for Constituency for Africa's Ron Brown Town Hall forum. Dr. Garvey says the highlight of his visit to Cambridge was the time spent with the Youth Ambassadors!
Thanks to Mayor Jackson for her overwhelming support for this day!
Event Coordinators Melvin Foote and Adrian Holmes literally exhale at the end of the Town Hall meeting... the LAST official event of the day! Let the block party begin!!!
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We are accepting donations and sponsorship for this award-winning event!
This year, the Day of Resilience welcomes the unveiling of a moving sculpture of Harriet Tubman and a young girl.
This unveiling is... a call to Action, Unity and Love!
Thank you for your support!
Listen as we talk through a Day of Resilience with Ben Brunner on WHCP, our local community Radio Station.
Schedules, Parking Maps, Event programming and More!
We are accepting donations and sponsorship for this historic event!
The Day of Resilience was not a scheduled event the calendar.
We are still basking in the "Magic of the Mural"... a call to Action, Unity and Love!
Thank you for your support!
A Day of Resilience: Return, Reconcile, Reunite, Rejoice
The 400th Anniversary Commemoration of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Harriet Tubman Mural Ribbon Cutting and Dedication and
Constituency For Africa (CFA)’s Harriet Tubman Town Hall Meeting on Africa
Keynote speaker- Dr. Julius Garvey
September 7, 2019
12:00 pm Drum call, pouring of libations, dance and spoken word at the Dorchester County Courthouse
12:25 pm – A processional, “The Healing Journey”, from the Courthouse to the Harriet Tubman Mural
1:00 pm – Harriet Tubman Mural dedication featuring drumming, guest speakers, and ribbon cutting with the artist Michael Rosato, Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, Maryland State Arts Council and special guests
1:45 pm - A luncheon for visiting dignitaries at The Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center with local restaurants, vendors and food trucks serving the general public
After the Ribbon Cutting, there will be several afternoon events happening simultaneously
2:00 pm - 7th Annual Remembrance Ceremony at the Cambridge Marina. Souls at Sea is an on-water libation and remembrance ceremony commemorating the lives lost in the waters along the Middle Passage.
2:30 pm - Constituency for Africa (CFA)’s Harriet Tubman Town Hall Meeting on Africa at Waugh United Methodist Church, 425 High Street, will feature Keynote Speaker Dr. Julius Garvey and Linda Thomas Greenfield, Former Asst. Secretary of State for African Affairs, as moderator. A panel will feature three ambassadors from Africa:
Ambassador Mahamadou Nimaga, Embassy of the Republic of Mali,
Ambassador Monica N. Nashandi, Embassy of the Republic of Namibia
Ambassador Frederic Edem Hegbe, Embassy of the Republic of Togo
3:00 pm- The Harriet Tubman Underground Rail Road Visitors Center will provide a ranger-led introduction tour to the park which is about a 20 minute drive from Cambridge. It is located amid the landscapes where Harriet Tubman lived and toiled. The Tubman Visitor Center is open until 5pm.
5:30 pm – Rejoice with us at The Gathering at Cannery Way to reflect on the day and continue the celebration of Harriet Tubman. Vendors, music and food will be available!
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