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Afrofuture Fest

Aug 20, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Feedom Freedom Growers, Detroit, MI
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Event Summary

All proceeds from Afrofuture Fest go to Feedom Freedom Growers farm.

The theme of Afrofuture Fest 2023 is
Communal Sufficiency - strategic organizing with neighbors or comrades to share labor and efforts related to collective care and meeting material and holistic needs in right relationship with the Earth. It is informed by political education, ideological development, and the survival and communal practices of our ancestors.

This year's festival is a homecoming as Afrofuture Youth celebrates the phasing out of our organization and the merger of our programming (wellness political education, and organizing) with Feedom Freedom Growers through an intergenerational lens.

Join us as we celebrate the possibility of African Liberated Futures by uplifting our existence outside the realms of capitalist infrastructure. We are excited about what's next and can't wait to see you. 

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Afrofuture Fest 2023
Date: RESCHEDULED TO 
Sunday, August 20th, 2023 due to weather
Location:
866 Manistique, Detroit, MI 48215
Time: 2 PM - 10:45PM

Workshops and Film Screenings at the Kulture House (Feedom Freedom Growers Programming House)
291 Manistique, Detroit MI 48215
2 PM - 8:30 PM

-Futures with Disabilities x Detroit Disability Power
-Generative Conflict x Detroit Safety Team
-Rain Gardens 101 x Dimitri Kakaris Porter
-Intro to Community Co-Op Models x Detroit Community Wealth
-Film Screening: "Fluid" x AFY Participant, Nia Barnes
-Film Screening: "Projections | Reflections" x AFY Participant, Treasure Anderson

Workshops at Feedom Freedom Growers Farm
866 Manistique, Detroit, MI 48215

-Yen Embodiment Practice x AseNamaste LLC
-Indigo: Frequency 101 + Meditation Workshop x Sophiyah (sound bowl and meditation workshop)
-Healing the Womb with Mushrooms x AseNamaste LLC

Community Offerings and Engagements(Opening Sessions)
-Blessing of the Land, Land Acknowledgment, and Libations x Mama Nyame
-Embodiment Practice x AseNamaste LLC
-Collective Sound Bowl Meditation x Ivy
-Introduction to Afrofuture Fest x Adrienne and Monique Thompson of Feedom Freedom Growers

Community Offerings and Engagements (Throughout the Day)
-Communal Care Table x Motor City Mobile Wellness
-Community Address x All African Peoples Revolutionary Party
-Free Reiki Clinic x Heal in the Waters Wellness Reiki Clinic
-Free Massages x Motor City Mobile Wellness
-Grandmother Clock x Black Quantum Futures
-Soundbowl Raffle Giveaway x Sophiyah E.
-Tarot Readings by Gem in Eye Detroit
-Tarot Readings by Khaos
-Tarot Readings by Nia Barnes
-Tour of Feedom Freedom Growers Farm x FFG volunteers and staff
-Spiritual/Energy Wellness Coaching (Human Design & Astrology Chart interpretations) x Najee

Grassroots Community Org Participation
All African Peoples Revolutionary Party
Big Bad Wolf School
Black Bottom Archives
Black Lives Matter Detroit
B Legend Botanica
Community Movement Builders
Detroit Disability and Power
Detroit Peoples Platform
Feedom Freedom Growers
Free Black Womens Detroit Library
Green Chairs not Green Lights
Heal in the Waters Wellness
Joy Project
Keep Growing Detroit
Motor City Mobile Wellness
Riverwise Magazine
Urban Forest School

ENTERTAINMENT at Feedom Freedom Growers Farm
866 Manistique, Detroit, MI 48215
2-10 PM

DJ Sabetye
Sophiyah E.
DJ Etta
Illingsworth
DJ Blackmoonchild
Milfie
DJ AK
Srch Engn


Food (with more vendors to come)
-Sisters on a Roll Food Truck (Vegan and Vegetarian)
-Indigo Culinary
-Curtis Renee of Black Lives Matter Detroit
General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.

When & Where
Aug 20, 2023 at 2:00 PM EST
Feedom Freedom Growers
866 Manistique Street
Detroit, MI 48215
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