United African Organization

Events

« Back to Events
This event has passed.
Event:
Annual African Summit & Community Resource Fair
Date:
May 21, 2022 10:00 am
Cost:
Free
Category:
Organizer:
United African Organization
Phone:
3129499980
events@uniteafricans.org
Updated:
May 10, 2022
Venue:
Charles Hayes Center
Phone:
3129499980
Address:
Google Map
4859 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, 60615, United States

AGENDA

The annual Chicago African Summit and Community Resource Fair returns again on Saturday – May 21st  for a day of reflection, engagement and networking as we grapple with critical issues facing the African Diaspora community today. The one-day convening includes a community resource fair on housing, employment, immigration, and health and wellness.

REGISTER

SESSIONS   Opening Breakfast 
  Luncheon Conversations 
 Cultural Performances
WORKSHOPS Citizenship Workshop (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

  • Are you a Green card holder for 4.9 years or 2.9 years and married to a US citizen? Apply to become a US Citizen. Schedule your appointment – WhatsApp SMS: (773) 420-8976
RESOURCE FAIR
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Voter Education
  • Housing Options
  • Rental Assistance
  • Employment Options
  • Workplace Rights
  • FREE Giveaways
  • Financial Assistance Options
Interested in participating as a vendor? Email Fasika.Alem@uniteafricans.org
#Thank You!

THE EXPERIENCE

Rich sessions for you

Imagine this: One unique space with special focus on contemporary African issues, public policy advocacy, and community empowerment.

  • Enjoy extensive networking opportunities with scholars, legislators, community activists, policy advocates, students and community allies;
  • Engage in constructive dialogue and reflection on critical issues facing Africans in the Diaspora;
  • Connect with information and resources on employment, immigration, legal services, housing, health screenings and other at the Community Resource Fair.
Below is the outline of speaker for 2016

VIDEOS

Please come back later to view recording.

FAQ

Got questions? We have answers…


1. When and where is the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair?
 Held annually in May to commemorate African Liberation Day, the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair will take place May 21, 2022 with in-person sessions.           

 

 

2. How much is the registration?
 Registration is FREE. Click here to Register now!.

 

3. Can I bring a guest?
 We welcome you and guests to the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair. However for planning purposes we encourage all attendees to register.

 

4. Will there be Internet access?
 The convening is in person this year. For the in-person event on 5/21/2022, complimentary Internet access will be available.

 

5. What should I wear?
 Attire is business casual. Feel free to dress in traditional African attire.

 

6. How can we participate in the Resource Fair?

 

7. How do I update my registration details?
 Email events@uniteafricans.org if you need to change or cancel your registration,

 

8. Have other questions?

 Email events@uniteafricans.org or call 312-949-9980.