Committee presentation 9.19.2011

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Committee presentation 9.19.2011

  1. 1. 2012 BLACK HISTORY MONTH<br />ORGANIZING COMMITTEE<br />INAUGURAL MEETING<br />SEPTEMBER 19, 2011<br />
  2. 2. WHAT IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH?<br /><ul><li>Started by Carter G. Woodson, “The Mis-Education of the Negro”, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity – 1920’s era
  3. 3. NEGRO HISTORY AND LITERATURE WEEK (LATER NAMED NEGRO ACHIEVEMENT WEEK in 1926)
  4. 4. The purpose is to look at history and to inspire each other to greater achievements
  5. 5. February was strategically chosen because of two influential individuals whose birthdays fell in that month – Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass</li></li></ul><li>What is the new Mexico<br />Black history month<br />Organizing committee?<br />A collection of individuals and organizations in the New Mexico community coming together to live out Carter G. Woodson’s initial purpose for Negro Achievement Week:<br />Celebrating our past and inspiring ourselves to new and greater achievement<br />
  6. 6. Who is in the room today?<br />Introductions<br />(Name, affiliation, how long in new Mexico)<br />1 minute please<br />
  7. 7. What are the focus areas?<br />Culture<br />Cuisine<br />Education<br />Positive youth development<br />health<br />
  8. 8. culture<br />
  9. 9. presents<br />FEBRUARY 3, 4, 5TH<br />VSA NORTH FOURTH ART CENTER<br />4904 4TH STREET NW<br />An original cabaret production featuring an A list of African-American artists in New Mexico chronicling the history of African Americans through song, music and dance. <br />
  10. 10. Gospel concert<br />featuring<br />Sonya Barry-Singletary<br />Rosalind jones<br />Shunnae love<br />OTHERS<br />Location/date - tbd<br />
  11. 11. BERNARD PURDIE<br />http://www.bernardpurdie.com/<br />
  12. 12. Visual artists will <br />display<br />Their arts <br />throughout<br />The month<br />
  13. 13. cuisine<br />
  14. 14. Sweet potato pie<br />contest<br />
  15. 15. VERTAMAE GROSVENOR<br />Saturday, <br />February 11, 2011<br />AFRICAN AMERICAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER<br />
  16. 16. Whist I had some<br />Catfish and<br />Bbq slam<br />
  17. 17. EDUCATION<br />
  18. 18. BLACK HISTORY MONTH<br />KICKOFF BRUNCH<br />UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO<br />AFRICANA STUDIES<br />AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENT<br />SERVICES<br />SATURDAY, January 29, 2011<br />
  19. 19. Nurtured in new Mexico<br />Elementary school series<br />Who can crack open<br />Aps’ heart?<br />
  20. 20. Mid-school essay<br />Contest<br />How will I change the <br />World?<br />
  21. 21. health<br />
  22. 22. Mini-health fairs<br />At area churches <br />throughout<br />The month<br />
  23. 23. Work it out day<br />AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH<br />SYMPOSIUM<br />DATE AND LOCATION TBD<br />C.J. Senter<br />The Workout Kid<br />Ernestine Shepherd<br />75 year old body building champion<br />Rev. Michael O Minor<br />Preaching a Healthy Diet<br />
  24. 24. POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT<br />THE HISTORY OF HIP HOP DANCE<br />PARTY<br />WAREHOUSE 508<br />DATE TBD<br />
  25. 25. WE’RE GONNA’ DO <br />ALL THIS???<br />“No man knows what he can do until he tries.” Carter G. Woodson, The Mis-Education of the Negro<br />
  26. 26. WHO’S PAYING?<br /><ul><li>CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS
  27. 27. BHMOC ORGANIZATION SPONSORSHIPS
  28. 28. INDIVIDUAL PATRONS
  29. 29. IN-KIND SPONSORSHIPS</li></ul>COMMITTED TO DATE:<br />PNM<br />BANK OF ALBUQUERQUE<br />MCCUNE FOUNDATION<br />WELLS FARGO<br />GRANDMA’S MUSIC<br />others<br />
  30. 30. NEXT STEPS:<br /><ul><li>Identify who else needs to be in the room
  31. 31. Create committees for each activity, marketing and fundraising
  32. 32. Continue fundraising
  33. 33. Spread the word
  34. 34. EXPECT SUCCESS!!</li>

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