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This information is provided for historical background purposes, since POC got its start as PHRF.

Finding Our Folk
January 14th - February 4th, 2006

Sat. 1/14 Jackson, MS
Sun 1/15 Mobile, AL
Sat 1/21 Atlanta, GA
Sun 1/22 Birmingham, AL
Sat 1/28 Baton Rouge, LA
Sun 1/29 Lake Charles, LA
Sat 2/4 Houston, TX
Sun 2/5 Lafayette, La

We seek to raise the voices of Katrina’s survivors and connect them with the voices of America’s survivors, the brothers and sisters in all corners of the country who remain on the margins of citizenship. We seek to use the tools of education, documentation, healing, and organizing to explore and discuss the conditions that led to the devastating impact of Katrina; to join the voices of resistance, the veterans of past and continuing movements, with the voices of Hip-Hop, Blues and Jazz; to celebrate African and indigenous cultures as they have been expressed in New Orleans and through out the world; to find our folk, to reconnect the individuals, families and communities that are scattered across the country, living in exile. In finding our folk, we hope to find ourselves.

For more info, download the Finding Our Folk Brochure and visit The Finding Our Folk Website

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