Creative Brief A refined vision, and mission statement of core values, and a manageable set of goals and action steps Mission Statement The Superior African Heritage Community is made up of community members of Superior WI who have African heritage ancestry, families and family members of African heritage descent, have a vested interest and desire to uplift, advocate and build a unified African heritage, People of Color (PoC) community in northern Wisconsin(Superior) and the Twin Ports region. Our goals are: -Strengthening Community Unity -Building Supportive Working Networks -Advancing the African Heritage Community Historically, Economically, Culturally and Educationally -Support Social Justice Advocacy and Action “Together WE Rise & Thrive

AHCE Youth Program Curriculum Schedule October 2015-June 2016

Oct 5 (2015)
The Motherland-Africa: our ancestors , her children, the legacy of many people
Oct 19{activity}
African Music & Dance Influences
{Guest(s) Jennifer Mattson- Harbor City African Drum and Dance Group/ African drum beats and dance games}
{{Oct 26-30 Halloween activities at the Superior Public Library}}
Nov 2
The Outward Journey: Diasporal Stories & New Beginnings
Nov 16{activity}
Sweetgrass Baskets & Soul Food(Traditional soul food dinner served)
{Guest(s) Dr. Olawole Famule- Sweet Grass baskets}
Dec 7{Activity}
Origins and meanings of Kwanzaa: Making of the Kinyara
{Holiday break Dec 21-Jan 10}

Jan 11 (2016)
Cry Freedom: From Gettysburg to Selma
Jan 18{activity} Participation in MLK Day March & Rally-Duluth
Jan 25{activity}
Art as Activism: Spiral, Betty Sauer, Kara Walker
Feb 8
Black Wallstreet/ Greenwood, Tulsa OK & Harlem, New York NY
Feb 22{activity}
Legacy of the Blues: Bessie Smith to B.B. King
{Feb 27- Soul Food Dinner at UWSuperior YU 5:30-8pm}
Mar 7
Black Women Rock! Phyllis Wheatly to Michelle Obama
Mar 21{activity}
“Crowns” & Gospel Music Traditions
{Guest(s) Henry Banks- gospel music}
Apr 4
Pan African Movements: Afro-Cuba, Afro-Brazil & Afro-Mexicans
Capabara: African Inspired Martial Artforms
May 2
Hip Hop: Origins & Activism
May 16{activity}
Expression & Spoken Word Open Mike
June 6
Juneteenth: Its Significance and why WE Need to celebrate it
{Sat June 18th 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration BBQ- Kelly Park, Superior WI}