Share the Love: Virtual All-Church Coffee Hour & Volunteer Fair
We wanted to thank all who joined us on Sunday for the “Share the Love” Coffee Hour. As part of our time together, we had a fun quiz that focused on Black History Month, and so many folks were asking about the answers that we wanted to share them.
My 1969 memoir is titled, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
I was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011.
I was an actress in the 1977 miniseries, “Roots”.
Who am I?
a. Cicely Tyson
b. Ida B. Wells
c. Maya Angelou
I was a Dean of Howard University.
I received a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1912.
I launched pre-cursor to Black History Month.
Who am I?
a. Frederick Douglass
b. Carter G. Woodson
c. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2021.
I founded Fair Fight Action to address voter suppression.
I am a graduate of Yale Law School.
Who am I?
a. Michelle Obama
b. Stacey Abrams
c. Joy Reid
My writings addressed issues of race.
I lived in France for a large part of my adult life.
One of my novels is "If Beale Street Could Talk".
Who am I?
a. W.E.B Du Bois
b. James Baldwin
c. Langston Hughes
I am known for my speech, "Ain’t I A Woman".
I was an abolitionist and fought for Women’s rights.
My statue is in the Capitol Building.
Who am I?
a. Harriet Tubmam
b. Rosa Parks
c. Sojourner Truth
Emmaus Coming Home Program
Coming Home Prison Reentry program began 12 years ago, modeled after a life skills program for homeless individuals that was created by Marc Greenberg of the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing with George Horton of Catholic Charities. Emmaus House will launch its first virtual Coming Home on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, for a group of formerly incarcerated individuals; it will include many faith communities – new supporters and dedicated change-makers. The training will take place on February 23rd at 6:00 PM via Zoom. Please mark your calendar
If you are interested in becoming a transformative partner (mentor) or volunteering in some other capacity, please fill out the Volunteer/Mentor and Training Registration Form linked below: https://forms.gle/1uTKZNyrqAPamY279
Link to Training Material: http://www.emmausharlem.com/transformative-partner-training
New York Cares
New York Cares runs programs year-round, addressing issues like hunger, homelessness, educational inequity, and the environment.
New York Cares’ Role in the City’s COVID-19 Response: https://www.newyorkcares.org/coronavirusSign up to volunteer: https://www.newyorkcares.org/search/projects/resultsSupport New York Cares’ programs: www.newyorkcares.org/donate
Osborne Association works in partnership with individuals, families, and communities to create opportunities for people affected by the criminal justice system to further develop their strengths and lead lives of responsibility and contribution.
1. Join Osborne for volunteer opportunities such as:
• Resume review/mock interviews
• Workshop presenters
• Tutoring for homework assistance and ACT/SAT prep
Please reach out to Danielle at email@example.com to sign up for a volunteer orientation.
2. Participate in a gift drive
• Technology Drive
- Ipads, laptops, headphones (all kinds), hotspot box & monthly service fee
• Coat Drive
- New and used in good condition Meal/Food Gift Cards
- Gift card to be used for grocery/needed supplies
- Can be emailed or sent
*For new items, please submit a receipt with donation for tax deduction letter.
*For used items, we will send a tax donation letter with the estimated value.
Please send all donations to:
Osborne’s Harlem Office
ATTN: Marble Partnership
2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. Ste 108
New York, NY 10027
All virtual gifts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
All are invited to join us, immediately following worship for this special All-Church Coffee Hour. While we spend time in fellowship, we will also have the opportunity to meet representatives from organizations doing work to help those in need, hear more about ways we can all get involved in helping our neighbors, and spreading the love.
For questions, please contact Siobhan Tull.