For over 17 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
8 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
5TH, 2011 - 11AM - 5PM
MELLON PARK - FIFTH AND PENN AVENUES - PITTSBURGH
PEACE N THE HOOD BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
& SLAM DUNK CONTEST
IN THE 'HOOD. Before You Fight It Out, Let's Think It out, Work
It Out, Talk It Out, Peace It Out!
August 5th | 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
Peace in the Hood tournament we will be honoring the Life and Achievements of Armon Gilliam!
6TH, 2011 - 11AM - 7PM
PARK - PITTSBURGH
CHILDREN ACTIVITIES - HEALTH SCREENING
ETHNIC FOOD - VENDORS - R&B - JAZZ - GOSPEL AND HIP-HOP PERFORMANCES
DJ'S GOODNIGHT AND PETEY C
ROCK THE 'BURGH CONCERT
HOSTED BY MIKE DEAN AND PHIL COTESE (The Pulse on Pittsburgh's CW)
LIST OF PERFORMERS FOR AUGUST 6,
S. MONEY- BrickSquad monopoly
Real Rap Ent - with there hit single "Tatts On
UNDALRDS feat.The Wu LRDS - IceH2O records (WuTang
JUSTUCE STREET POETS
G.M.F.L –DEFJAM digital
NAF KEEN & BOLO
NICO PRICE a.k.a Yung
a.k.a I am Sincere
7TH, 2011 - 12 NOON - 6PM
SCHENLEY PARK - PITTSBURGH
DJ NICK NICE | HOSTED BY KDKA'S BOB ALLEN
OF PERFORMERS FOR AUGUST 7, 2011
ERIC DARIUS – JAZZ Saxophonist 76 DEGREES WEST – JAZZ/Funk
MARCUS JOHNSON- JAZZ Keyboardist
THE TIME CHANGE
AND SOUL LINE DANCING WITH ROLAND FORD/Guinness Book of Line
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 or Lee Davis 412-371-3689 or
THE PITTSBURGH BLACK FAMILY REUNION @ www.CEAPITTSBURGH.org
AUG 7TH 9PM - 2AM MUSIC BY: DJ NICK NICE
7120 KELLY STREET, PITTSBURGH, PA 15208
(FORMER HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL)
$20 IN ADVANCE | $25 AT THE DOOR
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 412.371.3689
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IS PROUD TO BE THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE MEDIA SPONSOR
FOR THE 2011 8TH ANNUAL PITTSBURGH BLACK FAMILY REUNION
WILL COVER THE WHOLE EVENT AS USUAL
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