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“Focus on Africa: Economics, Education and Culture”

Join us Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 8:30 to 4:00pm at the Women’s Civic Improvement Center (WCIC), 3555 3rd Ave., Sacramento, CA. 95817, members of the African and African American communities will gather to participate in the 11th Annual Congress of African Peoples (CAP) conference. This year’s theme “Focus on Africa: Economics, Education and Culture.” Registration fees: $20 per person, $5.00 for students and seniors

This year keynote speaker is Dr. Keolebogile Motaung, Section Head of the Department of Biomedical Science, Tshwane University of Technology, and the only tissue engineer in South Africa and indeed, Sub Saharan Africa. She will speak on "The Future of Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering in the African Continent."

This year Congress is designed to be informative and enriching. Samples of Congress presenters are: Dr. Ernest E. Uwazie, a Professor of Criminal Justice and Founder/Director of the Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution (CAPRC) at California State University, Sacramento. His scholarship focuses on conflict resolution and comparative African justice systems.

Another presenter at the CAP conference is Dr. Mourine Gwandiku, a doctor in pharmacy, a professional woman, mother, and founder of Hope Cultural Center which focus on teaching cultural diversity. Mrs. Gwandiku spirit for establishing the Center began when she was 10 year old teaching to stones and empty walls in the back of their family home in Cameroon.

Lastly, Mr. Darrell Smith, VP Community Development & Marketing at The Africa Channel, will be presenting at the CAP conference. Mr. Smith was Executive Director of Save Africa’s Children / Pan African Children’s Fund.

We will come together to share our experiences, knowledge and exchange ideas about how Africa economic, education and culture impact our lives and the world. With the hope that we will return to our homes, neighborhoods, jobs, churches, mosques and temples with a greater understanding of Africa today and its’ place in the world.

For more info call 916 484-5025 or visit: http://congressofafricanpeoples.org/
 

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