[dehai-news] African Diaspora Inaugural Ball

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From: Elinor Tesfamariam (elinor2006@gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jan 14 2009 - 05:00:05 EST

*Red carpet! Live Entertainment from the Diaspora! Open bar! And a great
cause! *Join us for The African Diaspora Inaugural Ball—an elegant,
black-tie event featuring class, culture, and a great cause. On *Sunday,
January 18th 2009,* the luxurious, brand new, 800-seat Harman Center for the
Arts in downtown Washington, DC will be filled with exquisite food, an open
bar, and live entertainment by some of the Diaspora's brightest stars
including an all women's Brazilian drumming group, an energetic East African
Dance troupe and a live South African band.

[image: ADC ball]Confirmed artists include Grammy-award nominated sultry,
singing sensation, *LES NUBIANS* with a live performance, and a special
guest appearance by Grammy Award winner and UNICEF Goodwill
Ambassador, *ANGELIQUE
KIDJO*. In addition, you can expect VIP's from the entertainment, political,
humanitarian and business worlds—not to mention red-carpet treatment. This
phenomenal event will celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Barack
Obama and the accomplishments of African diaspora communities in the United
States. One of our featured speakers will be Dr. Witney Schneidmn

Our theme—*"I AM THE CHANGE: Educating, Empowering and Engaging the Next
Generation of Leaders,"*—highlights the importance of investing in the
education and empowerment of the next generation. 100% of proceeds will go
to: Angelique Kidjo's *Batonga
Foundation,*<http://www.ad4change.org/thecause.html>ensuring that the
organization is able to continue its outreach to children
throughout Africa; and *First
Book,*<http://www.ad4change.org/thecause.html>a nonprofit organization
that provides new books to children in low income
communities. *Log on to www.AD4change.org <http://www.ad4change.org/> to
purchase your tickets. *

Elinor K. Tesfamariam, Esq.
Managing Member
Immigration & Human Rights Law Group
(703) 819-8090
(206) 992-2624

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