We Are One Festival set for Aug. 15 at Veterans Park

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MANCHESTER, NH – Ujima Collective and Latinos Unidos de New Hampshire invites you to join in a celebration of unity during the We Are One (WAO) Music and Cultural Festival, Aug. 15 in Veterans Memorial Park from 11 a.m to 8 p.m.

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“This event brings together the oldest Latino and African-centered cultural festivals in New Hampshire,” said Latinos Unidos President, Peter Escalera. ”This is an opportunity to support the efforts of these communities while enjoying their culture.”

Latinos Unidos established the Latino Festival in 2000 and Ujima Collective founded the African/Caribbean Celebration in 2001 to address issues of social isolation and cultural alienation.

Event activities will include music and dance, food, crafts and clothing from around Latin America, across the African continent and throughout the African diaspora.

“We will celebrate with music and food as we celebrate our unique ancestry, our common cultural heritage and our shared interests, said Ujima Collective Chairman, Willie Miles Jr.

For more information about volunteer opportunities or other ways to get involved contact us at ujima@netzero.com or 603-627-4631.

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