For over 18 years,
Community Empowerment Association, Inc. (CEA) has been in the forefront
of offering culturally specific programs, services and initiatives
to families of color in the Greater Pittsburgh area, equipping them
with the awareness and tools necessary to move towards self-determination,
self-sufficiency and sustainability.
For the last
9 years, CEA has sponsored the Black Family Reunion to provide a
safe place for families throughout Allegheny County to come together
for cultural networking, educational workshops, health awareness
and screenings, recreation and fun. More specifically,
the event honors and celebrates the rich culture and humanity of
The 8th Annual
Black Family Reunion & Cultural Arts Weekend is geared towards
the theme 'Cultivating Healthy Families and Communities'
which exemplifies and celebrates the Black Family as a unit that
promotes positive and healthy behaviors within our communities.
that the community is in crisis and recognizing the struggles disadvantaged
and minority families endure to survive, the Black Family Reunion
is a way to entertain, educate and empower people in ways traditional
to our culture,” says T. Rashad Byrdsong, founder and CEO
of Community Empowerment Association. “There is something
for everyone to enjoy. This event is for everyone!”
Vendors and basketball
players are encouraged to contact the Community Empowerment Association
by telephone 412.371.3689, e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or by visiting the office (400 N. Lexington Avenue, Building 500)
to obtain more information.
festival is just another way for us to build families and communities,
Reunion will also have its version of family feud, where different
families compete against each other on trivia.
BLACK FAMILY REUNION
HIP-HOP, R&B AND JAZZ CONCERTS
ARTS & CRAFTS
AND MUCH MORE!
THE CHI LITES
OPENING ACT FOR THE CHILITES
1:00-1:15- Statement Records
1:50-2:05- The Agency
2:10-2:25- Landon Thomas
2:30- 2:45- Dot Da Joker
2:50-3:05- Cash Ave
3:10-3:25- Southside Family
4:50-5:05- Ira Soul
5:10-5:25- The Soul Kids
5:30-5:45- Shad Ali
5:50-6:05- Tek Bennett
6:30-6:50- Hakeem Rashid
7:00-7:40- Raheem Devaughn
76 Degrees West
3RD, 2012 - 1PM-8PM
MELLON PARK - FIFTH AND PENN AVENUES - PITTSBURGH
3 ON 3 2K12 PEACE N THE HOOD BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
IN THE 'HOOD. Before You Fight It Out, Let's Think It out, Work
It Out, Talk It Out, Peace It Out!
August 3rd | Mellon Park | Fifth and Penn Avenues| Point Breeze
welcome individuals and organizations who are interested in participating.
Please call to register - 412-371-3689.
12-14 | 15-18 | 19-25
3 on 3 Team by score. One-game eliminations Saturday.
AND TROPHIES AWARDED TO WINNER AND FIRST RUNNER-UP
to this year's event is projected to be 10 - 15,000.
Please use the form below to register for Vendor opportunities:
Forms - Click on Link Below To Download
& Beverage Vendor Form
For more info Contact Martell Covington 412-371-3689 or
THE PITTSBURGH BLACK FAMILY REUNION @ www.CEAPITTSBURGH.org
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