The communities around Washington, DC are met with a variety of issues in arts and cultural programming, including gentrification, environmental stability, and the deterioration of cultural and historic assets. This conference will discuss the ramifications of these issues in hopes of bringing creative solutions through community leadership in Maryland, Washington, DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Enjoy the rich heritage of Kunta Kinte whose story from the Gambia to Annapolis and for generations on down was told in the book “Roots: Saga of an American Family” by Alex Haley. A family-friendly cultural festival celebrating the history and Heritage of people of African American, African, and Caribbean descent. This is the 29th year of this celebration that includes a full day of live music, dance, ethnic foods and wares for sale.