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Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Friday, February 27, 2009

First Families of Vancouver Event March 8

Connecting to Our Heritage Sunday, March 8, 2009 3:30-5:30PM WSU Vancouver Administration Building (VADM) 110 Light refreshments will be served. Admission and parking are free. On March 8 First Families of Vancouver's African American Community will present "Connecting to Our Heritage," a celebration of Black history and culture in song, dance, and the spoken word. The program will honor local and national heroes of color and highlight First Families, an NAACP-sponsored community project documenting the storiesof African Americans who moved to the city during World War II. This public event is free and all are welcome. For more information about the First Families project, visit http://sites.google.com/site/firstfamiliesvancouver. Melissa E. E. Williams, M.A. Managing Editor, Northwest Passage Education Department Washington State University Vancouver 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue Vancouver, WA 98686 meewilliams@vancouver.wsu.edu

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