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Circle Urban Ministries encourages children to embrace their culture

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Circle Urban Ministries is a beacon in Chicago's Austin Community. They provide educational, social and cultural support for the youth in this community. The ministry empowers the youth to defy the statistics and tap into the greatness within them. The dedicated staff consistently keeps the students engaged through classes, crafts, projects and programs.

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The most recent program was the African Market on February 28th. It was the culminating event for black history month. The children made African themed crafts to sell at the market. They also entertained the audience with African dance routines and spoken word. Parents volunteered at the food table. The event brought smiles and excitement to the children.

This year, Circle Urban Ministries will celebrate 40 years with a fundraising gala.

Event Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Location: Holiday Inn Chicago – Mart Plaza River North
350 Mart Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60654

For more information, to purchase tickets or to volunteer, visit Circle Urban Ministries online.

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