Orange County Kwanzaa Virtual Gathering Starts Saturday December 26 2020.
Everyone can join in on the Seven Day Kwanzaa Gathering through January 1 2021.
There are various Orange County, California organizations participating in the week’s celebration.
African Attire is welcome.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Kwanzaa Reaffirms African Culture
To reaffirm the communitarian vision and values of African culture and to contribute to its restoration among African peoples in the Diaspora, beginning with Africans in America and expanding to include the world African community.
Kwanzaa Seven Principles That Reaffirms Community and Family and Culture
To introduce and reinforce the Nguzo Saba, the Seven Principles and through this, introduce and reaffirm communitarian values and practices which strengthen and celebrate family, community and culture.
Seven Communitarian African Values
Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)
Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)
Nia (Purpose), Kuumba (Creativity)
Kwanzaa Unites and Strengthens
To serve as a regular communal celebration which reaffirmed and reinforced the bonds between us as a people in the U.S., in the Diaspora and on the African continent, in a word, as a world African community.
It was designed to unite and to strengthen African communities.
Kwanzaa Is An Important Multicultural Expression
As an act of cultural self-determination, as a self-conscious statement of our own unique cultural truth as an African people.
That is to say, it is an important way and expression of being African in a multicultural context.