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    • Saturday, July 29, 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thurgood Marshall Center 1816 12th Street NW Washington, DC

    United States Agency for International Development

    USAID’s  Role in Africa:  Helpful or Not?? 




    Presenter: Brother Obi Egbuna



    • Saturday, August 05, 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thurgood Marshall Center 1816 12th Street NW Washington, DC

    The Repairing: Creating More Balanced and Harmonic Relations within the Family and Community


    How to begin helping our people overcome chronic poverty, illness and injustice.


    Presenter: Brother Keidi Obi Awadu, Author of "The Conscious Rasta Report"



    • Saturday, August 05, 2017
    • Saturday, September 02, 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • 2015 Bunker Hill Road N.E., Washington, DC 20018

     

       

    “Black Saturdays” 

      In The Spirit of Ujamaa     

    (Cooperative Economics)

    Join Us

    August 5th, 2017

    2 - 5 pm
    2015 Bunker Hill Rd, NE,
    Washington D.C. 20018.

    As Always, we support building manufacturing institutions that create opportunities and benefits for generations in the Black community.

    FEATURING: 


    True Detergent is void of any caustic ingredients and animal essences, making it a truly safe detergent for all types of machines (including High Efficiency (HE) machines) and fabrics, and also safe for the whole family. 

     Freedom Paper Company products, including bathroom tissue, paper towels, facial tissue, etc.


    Blackstar Alkaline Water

    Kenyetta's Shea Butter from Ghana


     ERZULI - Original Black Soap from Ghana.


    Asli Pure products, locally made with warmth, love, and life to bless your skin with the fruits of mother earth, with a variety of earth botanical blends for healthy radiant skin, hair and scalp.


    We also have for sale, raw, all-natural wildflower honey from East Coast Honey, a local black owned Apiaries/Bee Keepers.


    All forms of payment are accepted.

    Below is a partial price list of items offered from Freedom Paper Company, all of which are in-stock.

    ITEM

    RETAIL

    MEMBER

    1 roll of bathroom tissue

    1.25

    1.00

    6 pack rolls of bathroom tissue

    6.00

    5.00

    48 rolls easy carry of bathroom tissue bundle

    40.00

    35.00

    1 roll of Mega Roll (85 count) paper towels

    2.00

    1.50

    5 rolls of Mega Roll (85 count) paper towels

    8.00

    7.00

    Case (30) of Mega Roll Paper Towel

    40.00

    35.00

    1 Super Jumbo (210 count) Paper Towel

    3.50

    3.00

    Case (12) of Super Jumbo (210 count) Paper Towel

    33.00

    30.00

    1 Box of Facial Tissue

    1.75

    1.50

    Pack (500 Count) Napkins

    5.00

    4.50

    SPECIAL COMBOS

    ITEM

    RETAIL

    MEMBER

    UMOJA

    4 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE, 1 Mega Roll PAPER TOWELS and 1 BOX OF FACIAL TISSUE

    8.00

    7.00

    KUJICHAGULIA

    4 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE, 2 Jumbo Roll TOWELS AND 1 BOX OF FACIAL TISSUE

    12.00

    10.00

    UJIMA

    6 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE, 4 Mega Roll PAPER TOWELS AND 2 BOX OF FACIAL TISSUE

    17.00

    14.00

    UJAMAA

    12 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE AND 6 Mega Roll PAPER TOWELS

    25.00

    20.00

    NIA

    12 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE, 4 Mega Roll PAPER TOWELS AND 2 BOX OF FACIAL TISSUE

    25.00

    20.00

    KUUMBA

    12 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE, 4 Jumbo Roll PAPER TOWELS AND 2 BOX OF FACIAL TISSUE

    30.00

    25.00

    IMANI

    24 ROLLS OF BATHROOM TISSUE, 12 Mega Roll PAPER TOWELS AND 4 BOX OF FACIAL TISSUE

    55.00

    45.00

    Freedom Paper products can also be purchased on their website www.freedompapercompany.com, using the COUPON CODE: "APPEALINC".

    "Come Put Some Real Black Power on Your Green"

    Current APPEAL members will have the opportunity to purchase products at CO-OP prices, while others in the community also have the opportunity to purchase the products at retail rates.

    You will also have the opportunity to join or renew your membership.

    The purpose and goals of the CO-OP include:

    ·         Changing our spending habits to begin practicing commerce with each other together.

    ·         Supporting Black owned and operated manufacturers and producers by increasing their customer base.

    ·         Supporting a network of Black owned and operated manufacturers and producers.

    ·         Raising funds to support APPEAL initiatives, including start-up costs for the credit union.

    Current APPEAL members, please bring your APPEAL membership cards to facilitate CO-OP activities.  Current APPEAL members who do not already have their card can pick them up at the event. 

    We are excited about the progress of this new initiative and look forward to continuing to put into practice the principal of Ujamaa, Cooperative Economics, as we form more new cooperative and long-lasting relationships with Black owned and operated manufacturers and producers in the future.  

    Join us for "Black Saturdays", Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of Every Month from 2-5pm @ 2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E., Washington, DC 20018

    Best regards, 
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    • Saturday, August 12, 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thurgood Marshall Center 1816 12th Street NW Washington, DC

    The State of Pan-Africanism in the 21st Century: Dispatches from the Continent



    Presenter:  Brother Maurice Carney



    • Saturday, August 19, 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • 2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E., Washington, DC 20018
    • 33

    REGISTER TODAY

    THE HARRIET (ARAMINTA) TUBMAN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD 

    FIELD TRIP AND STUDY TOUR

    We will travel by motor-coach from D.C. to:

    • The New Harriet (Araminta) Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center on the Maryland Eastern Shore
    • The Brodess Farm, where Harriet Tubman was born and lived as a child
    • The Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center 

    We will explore the landscape that colored Tubman's early life to learn more about her compelling story, and a research library including historical displays of the 19th century related to slavery, Underground Railroad, Civil War and life post-Civil War period for emancipated Africans.

    Lead by Araminta Story-Guide Wekesa Madzimoyo of AYA Educational Institute

    Come to learn, heal and grow as a family.

    The registration fee, which is $60 ($50 for current APPEAL members, $55 for Seniors 65 and over, and $35 for Youth 18 and under), is all inclusive of transportation.

    Attendees are encouraged to bring their own bag/box lunch to their own taste.  There will be no lunch provided, but there will be time and location allotted to enjoy your lunch on the Tour.

    The bus will leave from the Umoja House, 2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E., Washington, DC 20018 at 8:00am PROMPT on Saturday August 19, 2017

    Space is LIMITED!

    Pre-registration is required

    You must arrive by 7:30 am for check-in.

    We return to the Umoja House around 6pm


    This event is co-sponsored by AYA Education Institute

    • Saturday, August 26, 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thurgood Marshall Center 1816 12th Street NW Washington, DC

    Recovering the São José Paquete d’Afrique, a Sunken Portuguese Ship the was transporting Over 500 Enslaved Africans


    Returning the Makua People To Their Homeland

    On December 3, 1794, the São José Paquete de Africa, a Portuguese ship transporting over 500 captured Africans, left Mozambique, on the east coast of Africa on its voyage to Maranhao, Brazil. On December 27th, the ship sank and 212 Africans lost their lives. This forum will explore this tragedy and the larger question of the enslavement of African peoples, memory loss, resistance and implications on empowerment and retention of cultural heritage.  A community discussion of these issues will follow.

    Presenter: Kamau B. A. Sadiki



    • Saturday, September 02, 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thurgood Marshall Center 1816 12th Street NW Washington, DC

    FREE WEST PAPUA


    The struggle of the Melanesian (Black people) of West Papua to free themselves from Indonesian military oppression.

    We will present the more than 50 years of resistance to the Indonesian genocidal occupation of West Papua and the need for solidarity, particularly with people of African decent in American, to intensify the pressure to force withdrawal.

    Presenter: Herman Wainggai and Charity Titiulu



    • Saturday, September 09, 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Thurgood Marshall Center:1816 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC


    Analysis and Study of the Movie GET OUT


    By Renowned Author and Cultural Historian

    Brother Anthony Browder  


     

Past events

Saturday, July 22, 2017 Spiritual Tools and Strategies for African Health and Healing: The Return of the Great Mother
Saturday, June 03, 2017 The Appeal Credit Union - A Way Forward
Saturday, May 27, 2017 Family Tax Planning and Strategies - What Can You Do Today To Get The Most Out Of Your Next Tax Filing?
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Savings and Investing: Where to Begin?
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Understanding Home Ownership and Real Estate Investing
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Achieving Financial Security: A Community Forum at Metropolitan A.M.E.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Strategic Thinking: Playing the Cash Flow Game
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Why Entrepreneurship? And Why Your Answer Could Determine Your Success
Saturday, March 18, 2017 A Re-interpretation and Analysis of Franz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Mask’s "The Negro and Psychopathology"
Saturday, March 11, 2017 Femaleness and Maleness in Traditional and Contemporary African Societies
Saturday, March 04, 2017 Reparations: Why Not In Our Lifetime?
Saturday, February 25, 2017 FIELD TRIP TO THE NAT TURNER TRAIL - A LIVING HISTORY
Saturday, February 18, 2017 Survival Strategies for Victims of The New Jim Crow
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Screening of Akwantu: The Journey - A Documentary
Saturday, January 28, 2017 Kicking off the Winter Series: The African Ancestry Experience - Connecting the Dots of Identity
Saturday, January 14, 2017 Follow-up on "Real Money": Investing in Gold and Silver
Monday, December 26, 2016 The 2016/2017 Kwanzaa Black Business Support Initiative. LAST CHANCE TO QUALIFY FOR THE RAFFLE
Saturday, December 10, 2016 Managing Your Credit & Credit Score. How to raise your score by as much as 170 points!
Saturday, December 03, 2016 Creating Generational Wealth: Building Your Family's Financial Future
Saturday, November 26, 2016 Just in time for the Holidays: The Emotional Currency of Money - Learning How to Manage Your Money Emotions and Build Healthy Spending Habits
Saturday, November 19, 2016 Estate Planning: How to Protect Your Family and Your Assets
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Exploring Purpose Driven and Sustainable Business Practices, Over 25 Years Later by Dr. Baruch
Saturday, November 05, 2016 Understanding Home Ownership, Real Estate Investing and How to Qualify for a Mortgage
Saturday, October 22, 2016 Real Money: The Foundation of Freedom
Saturday, October 22, 2016 Strategic Thinking: Playing the Cash Flow Game
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2016 APPEAL Inc. Open House for Empowerment!
Saturday, September 10, 2016 On the 50th Anniversary of the Birth of “Black Power Movement”, Where does the Black Lives Matters Movement fit into the continuum?
Saturday, September 03, 2016 Reparations for African People? Where do we stand?"
Saturday, August 27, 2016 Field Trip to The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum in Baltimore
Saturday, August 20, 2016 What is The Leadership Council for Pan-African Nationalism (LCPAN)? Is your organization already a member?
Saturday, August 13, 2016 [CANCELLED] Developments in the world economy: Important trends and concerns in the global economy that will impact our families now and into the future.
Saturday, August 06, 2016 Esusus: The Power of Traditional African Saving Systems in the 21st Century
Saturday, July 30, 2016 Money Matters (Financial Literacy) for Teens
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Discussion on the Documentary – "7 A.M."
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Screening of Documentary – "7 A.M."
Saturday, July 09, 2016 The Maroons in the United States: Enslaved Africans who ran away, armed themselves, and lived free independent lives on the fringes of a chattel slavery system
Saturday, July 02, 2016 "What is the meaning of July 4th for Black people in America?"
Saturday, June 25, 2016 The Legacy of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing w/ Neely Fuller Jr.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 Information Sharing Matters in Black Lives: A Critical Analysis of Ebola and HIV
Saturday, March 05, 2016 Economics Matters in Black Lives: A Roadmap for Developing Power in the Black Community by Brother Sababu Plata, Dr. Amos Wilson's partner at World Info Systems
Saturday, February 27, 2016 Marriage Matters in Black Lives: Using the 7R’s in Marriage to Develop and Promote Black Power in Our Community
Saturday, February 20, 2016 Empowerment Matters: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement - Where Are We Now?
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Savings and Investing: Where to Begin
Saturday, February 06, 2016 Consumerism: A Black Guide to Shopping Smart
Saturday, January 30, 2016 Strategic Thinking: Playing the Cash Flow Game
Saturday, January 23, 2016 CANCELED: The workshop on" Economic Empowerment: How to Find and Support Black Businesses"
Saturday, January 02, 2016 The Official LAUNCH of APPEAL's "Black Saturdays" CO-OP with Freedom Paper Company
Saturday, December 12, 2015 Development of Power in the Black Community
Saturday, December 05, 2015 Kwanzaa – A Unifying Tool for all African People
Saturday, November 21, 2015 Honoring Dr. John Henrik Clarke on this 100th Year of His Birth
Saturday, November 14, 2015 Black Wall Street
Saturday, November 07, 2015 The Ujamaa/Mondragon Economic Model: Cooperative living, buying, and thriving
Saturday, October 31, 2015 Documentary – Reconstruction: The Second Civil War followed by a discussion
Saturday, October 24, 2015 The Egypt on the Potomac Field Trip - A Cultural Tour of Washington, D.C. Lead by Anthony Browder
Saturday, October 17, 2015 A Review of the "Justice or Else!" March. What's Next?
Thursday, September 03, 2015 APPEAL Inc. Open House for Empowerment 2015!
Saturday, August 15, 2015 BIRTHRIGHT
Saturday, July 25, 2015 Egypt on the Potomac Field Trip- A Cultural Tour of Washington, D.C. Lead by Anthony Browder
Saturday, July 18, 2015 Community Empowerment: Esusus - Pooling Our Resources Together
Saturday, July 11, 2015 Generational Wealth: Building Your Family's Financial
Saturday, June 27, 2015 Estate Planning: How to Protect Your Family and Your Assets
Saturday, June 20, 2015 Home Ownership and Real Estate Investing: Regardless of Your Credit
Saturday, June 13, 2015 Retirement: The Most Efficient Way to Building Your Retirement Account
Saturday, June 06, 2015 Saving: Effective Ways to Contribute to a Savings Account
Saturday, March 14, 2015 Lasana K. Mack Think Tank International Economic Development Fund - Update
Saturday, March 07, 2015 VIDEO: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai - Connecting Culture, Economics, Political Awareness
Saturday, February 28, 2015 Using Hip Hop to Connect Our People and Raise Political Consciousness: Burkina Faso, Senegal & The Congo
Saturday, February 21, 2015 Presence of Afrikans in the Americas and the Caribbean
Saturday, February 14, 2015 Selma: Movie Review and Lessons for Moving Forward
Saturday, February 07, 2015 Healing While Organizing to Empower Ourselves
Monday, January 19, 2015 Dinner & Movie Outing: Selma MLK Day!
Saturday, December 20, 2014 Budgeting and Saving for Success
Saturday, December 13, 2014 Tax Preparation Tools and Tips to minimize tax liability
Saturday, December 06, 2014 Black Business Development
Saturday, November 22, 2014 African History
Saturday, November 15, 2014 Gentrification
Saturday, November 08, 2014 Healing While Organizing to Empower Ourselves

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