Date: October 30-31, 2015
Time: 10 AM
Venue: Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn,NY 11225
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Pan African Movement is at a crossroads. The African Union signed a
memorandum of understanding with the Pan African Movement because they
recognized its capacity to carry along the grand Pan African project of Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want.
the Pan African Movement at present is compromised by ideologies – it’s
statist, anti-women, homophobic, and anti-workers.
at the North American wing of the Movement fight for all Black lives,
workers’ rights, women’s right, LGBT rights, environmental rights, and
the rights of all African descendent people within and outside the
continent – beyond the coopted notion of the Pan Africanism of
That’s why we’re calling on the Global African Family to support the progressive agenda for 2063.
North American Delegation to the Pan African Congress will be holding a
preparatory meeting to mobilize grassroots representation to the 2nd phase of the 8thPan African Congress. The first phase of the 8th Pan African Congress was held in Ghana in March 2015, and the second phase will follow in 2016.
focus of the preparatory meeting to be held on October 30-31, 2015 in
New York is to explore ideas on how to provide a platform for a new
progressive direction for the Pan African Movement in the 21st century.
The outcomes of the deliberation at the preparatory meeting will inform
the position that will be presented by the North American Delegation at
the second phase of the Pan African Congress in 2016.
preparatory meeting will deliberate on issues affecting the lives and
welfare of the African descendent people, including: reparations, the
rights of all African descendent peoples, economic exploitation,
environmental degradation, access to proper healthcare, resource use
for good quality of life (such as housing, education, and
African descendants who subscribe to a progressive future for African
peoples are welcome to take part in this important deliberation.