Dear friends and neighbors,
If you or someone you know plans to purchase a live Christmas tree this year, you can make your purchase support the work of enterprising and hopeful young people?
AFFORDABLE PRICES! Trees are priced to fit YOUR budget.
Place your order today! Better still, tell all your family, friends, church and other groups about this
opportunity to continue being part of the change and let us know HOW MANY TREES should be set aside.
Trees are available for pick up at the center daily from 9am-9pm starting Saturday, Nov. 27th. The UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center is located at 2314 E. Spring St. (24th & Spring St.) in central Seattle. One block south of Union st behind the Post Office.
To place your order today, please call 206.329.1591 or 206.941.2527.
If you do not want a tree but would like to support by making a contribution please do so at www.umojafestpeacecenter.com or mail your contribution to:
Please reference tax ID#14-1798232 for your tax deductible contribution.
Thank you for your consideration and we hope that you can help us make the promise of change a reality.
UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center
The UmojaThe UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center is a community based, multi-faceted youth-centric cultural facility in the heart of Seattle’s historic Central District.
UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center engages and trains youth, young adults and community members to be advocates for themselves and community through outreach, training, meeting with elected officials and other stakeholders as well as attending and participating in public forums and hearings.
Community Building Events
Since its inception, the UPC has held several events at the site and throughout the community bringing together thousands people from across the northwest and nation. UPC events offer a unique mix of education, entertainment, cultural awareness and civic engagement from weekly dinners to rally’s to candidate forums.
1st Annual Seattle Hip-Hop Career & Business Expo
Through partnerships to implement innovative program models in arts, technology and entrepreneurship the UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center seeks to provide educational programs that fosters positive, experiential learning alternatives for youth.
The Hip Hop Communiversity is a learning center started by a group of youth and supporters who felt like sitting around just talking about the school system wasn’t enough. So they started a school!
The goal of the project is to coordinate culturally enriching entrepreneurial based activities that address social and community development using technology as a bridge to future employment. The program is hosted at the UmojaFest P.E.A.C.E. Center in central Seattle. The Hip-Hop Communiversity features reco
rding and video production studios and free classes in the Music Business, Debate, Politics &
Civics, Video Production, Fashion Design & Merchandising, Science of Flow/Art of Emceeing, DJing 101, Event Planning & Promotions and more.
Sew Beautiful Fashion Program
GAME RECOGNIZE GAME Urban Sports Marketing Academy
Founded in 2008, the GAME RECOGNIZE GAME Urban Sports Management Academy is an experiential learning project for at-risk youth. The project introduces youth to the many business and career opportunities surrounding professional sports. Participants gain valuable skills including decision making, strategic planning, marketing and resource management by planning the annual Heal The Hood Outdoor Youth Basketball Tournament at Umoja Fest community basketball tournament and related activities. The curriculum uses professional sports as a lens to examine the attitudes and behaviors necessary for success on the court or playing field and in life. Guest speakers include professional and college athletes, sports agents, entertainment lawyers, sports journalists and more.
For more info contact Earl Parker at 206.683.9164 or via email at [email protected]
The annual Umoja Fest African American Heritage Festival & Parade is the oldest and largest African American community festival in the northwest and a shining example of youth using their creative energy to build stronger and safer communities. All members of the community are invited to participate and help make this event an overwhelming success.
Youth Chess Academy
The purpose of the UPC Chess Academy is to introduce youth to critical thinking and problem solving skills using the game of chess as a lens to examine the attitudes and behaviors necessary for success in life. The program is intergenerational and also helps youth develop positive relationships with adults.
Do you plan on removing the dead trees this time if you have leftover stock? That would be nice.
the dead trees are awesome – don’t be a hater!
Removing the dead trees currently on the perimeter of the property will also help improve sales. Passerbys need to see the trees on the lot. Right now the unsightly dead trees are obstructing the view of the merchandise.
We are hosting a Christmas tree recycling drive this weekend. You are welcome to bring your trees. Click for details http://centraldistrictnews.com/2011/01/06/recyle-your-christ