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BTU Kwanzaa Night 2022


BTU Kwanzaa Night


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Monday, Dec 19

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Boston Teacher's Union


The Boston Teacher's Union (BTU) will host a Kwanzaa celebration with free food, music and more.

Below are the 7 principles of Kwanzaa and how the BTU will be demonstrating them at this event:

  1. Umoja (Unity) - Food from Black Owned Restaurant

  2. Kujichagulia (Self Determination) - Affirmations

  3. Ujima (Collective Responsibility) - BTU will be collecting personal hygiene items (toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, etc.), diapers, and gift cards in brand new condition! The items will be donated to St. Mary's Center for Women and Children.

  4. Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) - Black Owned Vendors

  5. Nia (Purpose) - History of Kwanzaa

  6. Kuumba (Creativity) - Music/Performances

  7. Imani (Faith) - Blessing of the Food

Books You May Love...

The following stories are geared towards younger readers and families who love picture books.

My First Kwanzaa
My Family Celebrates Kwanzaa
Kevin's Kwanzaa
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Kwanzaa!

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