RECEPTION TO WELCOME THE WORLD-WIDE AFRICAN DISASPORA was held October 23rd 2015, for active Pan-Africanists in the Boston Area, and new arrivals from communities of African descent throughout the world. It was held at the University of Massachusetts at Boston The Snowden Auditorium, Wheatley Hall, 1st floor. PROGRAM: The main speaker was Dr. Siga Fatima Jagne, Professor, University of the Gambia: Gender & Development Specialist for the Gambian Government and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Wheelock College. The program also included a student panel on “International service learning,” featuring their report on a recent trip to Cape Verde and Ghana Meet. . Food and music was provided.