2012 Events Calendar

Last Updated 12/25/2012

Event

Venue and City Location

Date

Africa in California Salon

Private Home in San Francisco

January 14th

Ubuntu Award Ceremony

Jackie Copeland-Carson wins award from the African community for her contributions to the continent

Lake Merritt Hotel in Oakland

February 11th

Bay Area Network Planning Meeting

San Mateo Library

February 17th

Africa in New York Salon

Madison Club-Manhattan

February 25th

Minnesota Network Planning Meeting

Minneapolis Foundation

February 27th

Twin Cities Africa in Minnesota Salon

Private Home in Minneapolis

February 28th

Africa in New Jersey Salon

New Brunswick

March 17th

African Women In Development Panel sponsored by African Grantmakers Affinity Group at the Council on Foundations Conference

Los Angeles

April 28th

Saving Our Future:  Pan-African Women in Action

Stakeholder Briefing

Briefing to funders, public officials and the press about this convening initiative to highlight African/African diaspora women’s leadership as well as the infant mortality crisis affecting our communities in US and Africa

San Francisco at KQED Public Radio/Television Station

May 2nd

Africa by Northwest Reception

Northwest African American Museum-Seattle

May 3rd

 

Africa by Northwest

AWDF USA-sponsored panel at the Pacific Northwest Global Donors Conference

Best Western Executive Plus Hotel-Seattle

May 4th

 

Africa in the North Bay Salon

Tiburon, CA

May 19th

Minnesota Network Convening

Cultural Wellness Center

June 12th

Africa in Minnesota Salon

Minneapolis Club

June 13th

Midwest Qualitative Research Conference Speech

Jackie Copeland-Carson delivering keynote speech to foundation audience about the role of culture and context in evaluation and grantmaking

St. Thomas University, Minneapolis

June 14th-15th

African Fusion Cooking Fundraiser

Morgan Hill, CA

June 16th

 

Saving our Future:  Pan-African Women in Action (Part 2)

Using film, facilitated community dialogue and townhall meeting, all day session will convene diverse African diaspora women and allies to promote public awareness of the black infant mortality crisis as well as Pan-African women’s social action leadership.  Partners are KQED, Priority Africa Network

East Bay Community Foundation

June 23rd

Saving our Future:  Pan-African Women in Action (Part 3)

Using film, facilitated community dialogue and townhall meeting, all day session will convene diverse African diaspora women and allies to promote public awareness of the black infant mortality crisis as well as Pan-African women’s social action leadership.

San Jose, Martin Luther King Library

July 14th

AWDF USA Minnesota Network Organizing Meeting

All the networks organized by committee leadership in collaboration with AWDF USA ED

July 18th

AWDF USA co-sponsors DIASPORA  Minnesota Conference with Hilary Clinton’s Office, U.S. State Department at the Humphrey Institute

 University of Minnesota

 July 25th

AWDF USA Bay Area Network Organizing Meeting

 All the networks organized by committee leadership in collaboration with AWDF USA ED

 July 30th

Women of Substance Speaking Engagements

All the networks organized by committee leadership in collaboration with AWDF USA ED

2nd through 4th quarters

AWDF USA Minnesota Network International Dinner

Twin Cities Private Residence

August 25th from 5-9M

Jackie Copeland-Carson Panelist speaking about Pan-African Women's Philanthropy Movement at Grantmakers Without Borders Conference

Berkeley, CA

September 6th 10:45 to 12:30PM
Mother Africa Campaign Celebration and Kickoff

Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

September 13th 6-8PM
AWDF USA Pacific Northwest Salon & FundraiserPrivate Seattle residenceSeptember 18th 6-8PM
Silicon Valley East African Diaspora Project Convening with San Jose State University Martin Luther King Jr. Library at San Jose State University September 22 10AM-12PM

AWDF USA Twin Cities Network Afro-Brazilian Culinary Fundraiser

 TBD

September 22nd 4-7PM
AWDF USA Chicago Network's Mother Africa Campaign Kickoff & Fundraiser

Private residence

Chicago, IL

 

September 23rd - 24th from 3-5PM

AWDF USA Board Retreat LaGuardia Airport Hotel  

September 27th - 29th

 Africa in California Salon 

Private residence

Santa Cruz, CA

September 29th from 2-4PM

AWDF USA Minnesota Pan-African Women's Film Forum 

St. Catherine University

St. Paul, MN

 

October 20th from 1-9PM

Purchase Minnesota Film Forum Tickets Here

Silicon Valley East African Diaspora Project Covening with San Jose State University Silicon Valley Community Foundation Conference Center, 1300 El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA October 22nd 12PM-2PM
AWDF USA Africa Donors Forum with Naomi Tutu Seattle, WAOctober 25th 3-9 PM Pacific
African-African Women's Health Conference organized by the the African-American Community Health Advisory CommitteeSan Francisco Marriott in Burlingame.  AWDF USA will have an informationtable.And our own Maame Afon will perform RISE--also the AWDF USA Mother Africa Campaign anthem.  Register here.December 1st from 7:30 AM-3 PM

Mother Africa Action Summit--A Glving Tuesday Townhall Meeting to Address the Pan-African Infant and Maternal Mortality Crisis

                    

 

One-Hour Virtual Summit

Click here for more information and to register.

                                    

November 27th at 6:30 PM Eastern 5:30 PM Central and 3:30 PM Pacific                                

AWDF USA Co-sponsors the African Diaspora Awards(ADA) in New York City with Applause Africa honoring diverse civic leaders with Mora McClean, AWDF USA Mid-Atlantic Co-Chair, as a presenter.  Click the ADA link for tickets.