The holiday season is upon us! If you’d like to list your upcoming holiday charity event on our ‘Upcoming Events’ page, please send details to blackgivesback[at]gmail.com. Include the name of the organization, date, time, location, cost and how to purchase tickets (if applicable), a contact person/email, and a photo of a flyer if you have one.
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The Atlanta Urban League celebrates 90 years with their 49th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner to be held on November 13, 2010 featuring Grammy award winning singer Regina Belle. Members of the business community as well as nonprofit, professional, civic and political organizations are invited to attend. To become an event sponsor or to purchase individual tickets, visit http://www.atlul.org/ or call 404-659-1150.
Looking to be the next big filmmaker? The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing national and worldwide attention to Atlanta as a center for film and film production for people of color. Its mission is twofold: to promote Atlanta as the new film Mecca for people of color; and to showcase films and provide networking opportunities that will develop the next generation of filmmakers. The festival runs November 11-14, 2010 and will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis (festival headquarters), Georgia Pacific Center Auditorium and the Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Academic Center on the campus of Spelman College. Visit http://www.bronzelensfilmfestival.com/ for more information and for registration information.
The New York Women’s Foundation is set to host the 2010 Manhattan Neighborhood Dinner on November 18, 2010 from 6-9 pm. The event will honor women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their community and committed involvement in neighborhood–based work on behalf of women and girls over a substantial period of time. Among the honorees are The Brotherhood/SisterSol, previously featured HERE, Sharon Joseph and Gail Richards of Harlem Lanes, and Ellen Baxter of Broadway Housing Communities. Tickets start at $75. For more information, visit HERE.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and the Sanaa Circle, a volunteer group that supports the museum, will host a reception fundraiser for Dr. Johnetta Cole, celebrating her first year as Director of the museum, Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 7-10 pm. Donation: $250 for one/$400 for two. RSVP by November 10 to Kimberly Mayfield Williams, 202-633-4649 or firstname.lastname@example.org.