THE FIRST EVER AFRICA4U AWARDS IN AMERICA TAKES PLACE IN NEW JERSEY

ONE OF OUR GREATEST DUTIES AS BLACK PEOPLE IS A SENSE OF OWNERSHIP TO MAKE THE MOST OF TIME WITH PURPOSE, VISION AND ACTION, BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO BE THE CHANGE WE WANT TO SEE IN SOCIETY.

VALUE, ENCOURAGEMENT AND RECOGNITION, ALSO GO A LONG WAY IN CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF OUR AFRICAN ROLE MODELS IN DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD.
Africa4U HAS ORGANISED AWARD INITIATIVES IN THE UK, GERMANY, HOLLAND AND EASTERN EUROPE,

IT WAS A PROFOUND PLEASURE TO ORGANIZE THE Africa4u Awards for People of Colour in New Jersey and New York IN NEW JERSEY, USA YESTERDAY. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR MAKING THIS A GREAT EVENT

THIS EVENT WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE PARTNERSHIP OF AN AMAZING INNOVATIVE BRAND 9Ja Pop Art Graphic Arts Exhibition MANAGED BY MY HARD WORKING PASSIONATE BROTHER IN LAW Roger Okewole AND MY LOVELY Nicolette Fernandez Okewole (HIS WIFE) – YOU BOTH GIVE ME A THOUSAND REASONS TO SMILE, TIME AFTER TIME

ONCE AGAIN A BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNERS OF Africa4u Awards for People of Colour in New Jersey and New York 2016

Professor Richmond Garrick – Award Winning Artist, Lecturer and Community Ambassador from Sierra Leone currently living in New Jersey

9Ja Pop Art Graphic Arts Exhibition based in New Jersey, managed by CEO and Founder Mr Roger Okewole

Mrs Betty Folarin-Akinlosotu Bewem – CEO of Betty Exclusively wedding from Nigeria currently living in Brooklyn, New York

The Flora Nwapa Society, New York, USA

Alicia Hyndman, New York City Assembly Woman, District 29 from London currenlty living in New York

Afro Carib Radio – Bridging the Gap – Africa to the Caribbean managed by I Am Lady B Bless from Guyana Barbara E Walters

Mrs Clarisse Mefotso Fall – Founder and CEO of African Hope Committee Inc from Cameroon currently living in New Jersey

WE HAD AN AMAZING AFTERNOON OF AWARD PRESENTATIONS, INSPIRATIONAL TALKS FROM THE NOMINEES, REFRESHMENTS, PIANO PERFORMANCES, NETWORKING AND THE EXHIBITION OF PRODUCTS

 

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THE Africa4u Awards for People of Colour in New Jersey and New York2016 WAS IS IN HONOUR OF THE LATE Flora Nwapa AND 50 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF Efuru.
Efuru WAS THE FIRST BOOK EVER TO BE PUBLISHED BY A NIGERIAN FEMALE NOVELIST, IT WAS ALSO THE FIRST NOVEL TO BE PUBLISHED INTERNATIONALLY IN BLACK AFRICA BY AN AFRICAN FEMALE AUTHOR
Africa4U IS ALL ABOUT CELEBRATING AND PROMOTING THE TRUE LIFE & SUCCESS STORIES OF AFRICANS AROUND THE WORLD.
WE ALSO FOCUS ON FOUR IMPORTANT AREAS IN EVERY DAY LIFE
1. YOUTH EMPOWERMENT.
2. COMMUNITY COHESION
2. EDUCATION & BESPOKE TRAINING
4. CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR THE Africa4U AWARDS FOR THE NIGERIAN YOUTH 2016 TAKING PLACE IN LAGOS THIS AUGUST.

WE ALSO INITIATE AND FACILITATE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES TO INSTILL CREATIVE CONFIDENCE AND EMOTIONAL WELL BEING THROUGH THE ARTS, BESPOKE TRAINING MODULES BUT ALSO THROUGH SHARING MY STORY.
WE ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM ORGANISATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS IN ANY AFRICAN COUNTRY
FOR MORE INFO ON THIS , CONTACT ME BY EMAIL afripoet@gmail.com

ALSO LISTEN TO ME ON WBOG RADIO STATION JAZZ F.M 88.3 , NEW JERSEY THIS FRIDAY THE 25TH OF MARCH AT 7.30. PM (U,S TIME) WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE UPDATES

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