Event Details

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Multnomah County Library

North Portland Library

512 N Killingsworth St., Portland, OR 97217

Start Date: 12/28/2019 11:00 AM

End Date: 12/28/2019 1:00 PM

Kwanzaa, meaning "first fruits," is a week-long (December 26 to January 1) celebration of African American culture, heritage and values. Each of the seven days is dedicated to one of the following Kwanzaa principles: Umoja (Unity), Kujichagulia (Self-Determination), Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility), Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics), Nia (Purpose), Kuumba (Creativity) and Imani (Faith).

Come and celebrate the third principle, Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility), during our Family Kwanzaa Celebration. Light refreshments provided.

Target audience:

Families

Event type:

Cultural celebrations & festivals

Program: 

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Presenter: 

Javelin Hardy