Commemorative Weekend for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba

Cooperation Jackson, the New Afrikan People’s Organization, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, and the Jackson People’s Assembly invite you to join us for the First Annual Commemorative Weekend for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba on Friday, February 27th and Saturday, February 28th. The Commemorative Weekend is a celebration of the life and legacy of Mayor Lumumba and a promotion of the ongoing work of the two institutions, Cooperation Jackson and the People’s Assembly, that are advancing his vision of self-determination and social liberation.

The Commemorative schedule is as follows:

Friday, February 27
Chokwe Lumumba Center for Economic Democracy and Development
939 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39203
3 pm Grand Opening of the Lumumba Center
6 pm Commemoration Opening
Remembering Mayor Lumumba

Saturday, February 28
Word and Worship Church
6286 Hanging Moss Road, Jackson, MS 39206
2 pm – 6 pm Commemoration
The Life and Legacy of Mayor Chokwe Lumumba

7 pm Social
Chokwe Lumumba Center for Economic Democracy and Development
939 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39203

The Commemorative Weekend is also a benefit Cooperation Jackson and the Chokwe Lumumba Center for Economic Democracy and Development. Cooperation Jackson is currently seeking to raise $200,000 to help advance strategic aspects of its work. A portion of the funds will support improvements for the Lumumba Center, such as a new roof, solar panel installation, entertainment and recording systems, and a state of the art kitchen for the Nubia’s Place Cafe. A portion will also support the transformative work of Cooperation Jackson to build a sustainable, live-work community in West Jackson that will create living wage jobs and permanently affordable housing.

Individuals and organizations wishing to contribute can do so by check or money order made out to Cooperation Jackson. Mail checks or money orders to Cooperation Jackson P.O. Box 1932 Jackson, MS 39215. Online donations can be made at http://www.cooperationjackson.org/donate2/. Donations will also be taken on site at the Lumumba Center and Word and Worship Church.

For more information about the Commemorative Weekend or Cooperation Jackson visit www.CooperationJackson.org or call 601.208.0090. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CooperationJackson and Twitter at @CooperationJXN.

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One thought on “Commemorative Weekend for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba

  1. WAYNE KODJO BESS says:

    THIS CHOKWE LUMUMBA CENTER DONATION WILL BE A TREMENDOUS TESTAMENT TO OUR BROTHER.I WILL SEND MY DONATION BEFORE THE YEAR IS UP. WE MUST START TO PUT OUR DOLLARS TOGETHER AND BUILD ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE. A RACE WITHOUT ECONOMIC INDEPENDECE OUR SLAVES.

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