July 30th, 2016
Dear members of the African Diaspora, community leaders, faith based organizations, NGOs, businesses, and all community stakeholders, The Montgomery County African Affairs Advisory Group is pleased to invite you to an important community meeting on August 10th, 2017 at #1 Veterans Pl, (Civic Center) Silver Spring, Maryland. Time: 7pm - 8:30pm. We look forward to, and welcome your input as we make plans for celebrating the Proclamation of the African Heritage Month in Montgomery County, and in welcoming the new Permanent Representative of the African Union Mission to the United States of America, H.E Ambassador, Arikana Chihombori – Quao. Her Excellence Amb. Chihombori is a former member of the African Diaspora, a great transformational leader whose vision is to maximize African Diaspora participation while ensuring that our talents are recognized and fully utilized by Africa.
The Proclamation event is scheduled for September 1st, 2017. Preceding the coming of the AU Ambassador in the morning of September 1st, the Montgomery County African Affairs Advisory Group will also be hosting the African Diaspora Entrepreneurship Summit to showcase African Diaspora businesses, promote and empower local and international investment.
We would love the community to participate fully in these exciting events!
We look forward to seeing you, and getting your input and ideas on the 10th August.
Harriet Shangarai, Chair
Yasin Yimam, Vice chairMontgomery County African Affairs Advisory Group