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MLK Day Event & Volunteer Project

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ORGANIZATION: Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles

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Volunteer to carry on the legacy of MLK!

MLK Day Event & Volunteer Project

10am-11:30 Program
featuring historic films of MLK and the Civil Rights Movement, Malcolm X and the Black Power Movement and an update on the work of the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org) and Black Power Blueprint today, building programs for black community self-determination including health, food, education, culture and economic development. Live drums and spoken word with Karen Smith and Friends.

11:30-2:30 Volunteer Project Help get the word out about Uhuru Furniture and APEDF by putting up posters and distributing door hangers in multiple Philadelphia neighborhoods

2:30-3:00 Lunch Pizza or Vegan

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About Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles


832 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Mission Statement

Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles is a project of the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF). APEDF strives to develop and institutionalize programs to defend the human and civil rights of the African community, and to address the grave disparities in education, health, healthcare, and economic development of the African community.


Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles is a non-profit store that is a fundraiser for black community empowerment programs of APEDF. We receive a truck load of donated furniture and household items every day. This is a lively, popular Philadelphia store staffed mostly by volunteers. When you volunteer at Uhuru Furniture, you not only contribute to the success of the store, you become part of a larger movement for peace through social justice. People shop at Uhuru Furniture for low priced, top quality items and to support crucial programs for social justice for African people.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Race & Ethnicity


Mon Jan 16, 2023
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM


832 N. Broad St.Philadelphia, PA 19130



  • Community Outreach


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • This is a 5 hour project including the education program and lunch is provided.
  • You will be volunteering outside and walking for 2 or 2 and a half hours.

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