The organizers of the 1st Annual African Diaspora Arts and Cultural Day have announced a call for volunteers to assist with all aspects of the all day event, which takes place July 19th in downtown Oakland on Alice St. in front of the Malonga Arts/Dance Center.
Volunteers are needed in areas including Event Production, Children’s Activities, Security, Promotions and Community liaisons.
The only officially recognized day of its kind in the United States, African Diaspora Arts and Culture Day was officially recognized by Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums on July 17, 2007.
The event will feature food, vendors and children’s activities as well as a large performance stage
featuring artists from throughout the African diaspora and from as far away as Venezuela.
Beginning on July 17, there will be film screenings and artistic performances throughout the city of Oakland, ending with the Street Festival and Block Party on the 19th.
Those interested in participating can contact Jeannine Etter, Production Manager, at 510-594-4340 or Jeannine@Caribelinq.com.