RAJA! = HOPE! – – SBAOA’S ANNUAL CULTURAL CELEBRATION!

 

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RAJA! = HOPE!

The event took place at the Colinas Del Sol Park  on Saturday, September 19th. Children as young as a few months ranging to grandparents enjoyed the beautiful weather, and learned about the impact that the Somali Bantu Association is making on refugees in our community.

Jose Navarro  from District Attorney ’ office Spoke and Presented Proclamations , Council Member Merti Emerald  from Mayor office spoke and presented Raja!= Hope Check to the SBAOA in recognition of this special day.

The event was sponsored in part by County of San Diego,City of San Diego,Workforce Resources LLC, Alliance For African Assistance and Garrett Culleen,Partica Moore.

Photo credit: Chris Herd

The SBAOA team is already rolling up their sleeves to plan the next event – if you would like to help out, we would love to have you! Please email Said Abiyow at saidabiyow@sbaoa.org

 

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DSC02306NEW LAND, NEW HOPE.

Last year Event Sept,20,2014

Bright colors, smiling faces, delicious food, colorful banners, and spirited music and dancing were in abundance at SBAOA’s second annual cultural celebration – NEW LAND, NEW HOPE.

The event took place at the United Domestic Workers of America on Saturday, September 20th. Children as young as a few months ranging to grandparents enjoyed the beautiful weather, and learned about the impact that the Somali Bantu Association is making on refugees in our community.

Jessica Meier from Congresswoman Susan Davis’ office, Anthony George from Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s office spoke and presented proclamations to the SBAOA in recognition of this special day.

The event was sponsored in part by Sam’s Club, UDWA and SpecPro Technical Services

Photo credit: Laura Makenna

The SBAOA team is already rolling up their sleeves to plan the next event – if you would like to help out, we would love to have you! Please email Said Abiyow at saidabiyow@sbaoa.org