2018 Annual BPAF Reception for the worldwide African Diaspora Oct. 26


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text of the flyer   The BPAF Annual Fall Pan African Welcome Reception will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Returning to the Source: The Future of Reparations and Restorative
Justice for Afrikan Enslavement
”: Report to the Community

Place: University of Massachusetts Boston
Snowden Auditorium, Wheatley Hall, 1st Fl
100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA

4:00 – 5:00 Community Reception
5:00 – 5:10 Welcome: Prof. Jemadari Kamara, Director, Centre for
African, Caribbean & Community Development, UMass/Boston
5:10 – 5:20 Introductions: Prof. Joyce Hope Scott, President, BPAF

5:30 – 6:15 PROGRAM:
Video Screening of Porto-Novo, Bénin, International Conference on
Reparations and Restorative Justice: featuring Address by CARICOM Chair, Sir Hilary Beckles, West African Kings & Others
6:15 – 7:00 Panel: Implications for the Diaspora: Prof. Jemadari Kamari, Umass/Boston,
Prof. Joyce Hope Scott, Boston University & BPAF, Ms. Yvette Modestin, Founder & Director of Encuentro Diaspora Afro, Mr. Al Hope /Vice Pres. Hope for Africa
Audience Participation, Questions & Answers
7:00 – 8:00 African Food, Music, Networking with Pan-Africanists, Activists & Others

FREE: Come Enjoy Great Discussion, Networking, Food, Music, Collegiality

(There is a $6 charge for the convenient on-campus parking. The nearest MBTA T-stop is the Red-Line U-Mass/JFK Library stop. A free, convenient shuttle bus connects the T-stop and the Student Center, which is very near the Wheatley Hall)

For further information and to RSVP contact 617-287-7138