Sankofa Sunday, February 16, 2014, 5-9 pm, at the Veterans Community Media Center, 1720 Market Street, S.F.


Join us & celebrate African American Veterans & the African American community for Black History Month. We’re hosting a delightful reception with a delicious dinner in the spirit of Mardi Gras (Jambalaya, rice, greens, green salad, fruit salad, cornbread, beverages, & tasty deserts). We hope to see you to enjoy Sankofa Sunday. All are welcome. This is a Hate Free Event.

movie screening  fabulous guests: Ardist Cooper author of Every Tub Sits On Its Own Bottom; Aundray Rogers, President of CCSF Resource Center  panel discussion  African American Art exhibit  raffle  awards ceremony celebrate those who have made contributions to the community.

Sankofa Sunday, February 16, 2014, 5-9 pm, at the Veterans Community Media Center, 1720 Market Street, S.F..


Sankofa Sunday Schedule

Events Schedule for Sankofa Sunday
February 10, Noon–7pm
War Memorial Veterans Building
San Francisco

  • Noon-1:30 pm Reception Rm 223
  • Noon-5:00 pm Art exhibit Rm 223
  • 12:30-2:30 pm “Red Tails” movie screening Rm 219
  • 2:30-3:00 pm QI Gong: Marcus Gary Rm 219
  • 3:15- 3:35 pm, Rm 223, Passing of Colors: Commander John Caldera; National Anthem: Vivian Cairo U.S. Army Veteran; Pledge of Allegiance: John Caldera; Invocation: Chief Luisah Teish; Welcome & Introductions to M.C.: John Caldera
  • 3:35- 3:55 pm, Rm 223, Tuskegee Airmen Speakers: Lt. Colonel James C. Warren and the Lee A. Archer, Jr. Tuskegee Airmen
  • 3:55-4:15 pm, Rm 223, Speakers of Mind, Body, and Spirit Healing: Bea Williams & Michelle Herrera, Ph.D.
  • 4:10-4:30 pm, Rm 223, Speakers: Eddie Ramirez, M.P.A. Benefits for Minority Veterans; Ellison Horne, Conscientious Objector; Dottie Guy, Army National Guard Veteran; Raymond Banks, Outreach at U.C. Berkeley
  • 4:30-4:45 pm, Rm 223, QI Gong: Marcus Gary, B.A, M.S.
  • 4:45-5:05 pm, Rm 223, Health and Healing—African American Women and Men in the Community Veterans and non-Veterans: Dr. Katrina Peters, M.D.M.P.H., Catherine Waters, R.N., Ph.D., Omolade Rosalyn Roddy, MFT, Latonia M. Dixon, R.N., M.A., M.F.A.
  • 5:05-5:25 pm, Rm 223, History of the Buffalo Soldier: Honorary Guest Anthony L. Powell & The Los Banos Buffalo Soldiers 9th&10th Cavalry Association
  • 5:25-5:30 pm, Rm 223, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Francis Collins
  • 5:30-5:40 pm, Rm 223, Veterans Benefits: The Honorable Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • 6:15-6:30 pm, Rm 223, Awards Ceremony and Dinner: “Phenomenal Woman” Dance Performance by Arisika Razak
  • 5:45-7:00 pm, Rm 223, SANKOFA SUNDAY AWARD HONOREES: Honorable Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Gwen Strain, Lt. Colonel James C. Warren

A $25 donation is suggested to benefit the Veterans community sponsored event.
Checks accepted on day of the event . Make checks out to Veterans For Peace, Chapter 69