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Acknowledge & Celebrate


Kinara Park Kids ® hosts the Kwanzaa Awards in collaboration with Black 4 Charities

Celebrating individuals and organizations who embody the seven (7) principles of Kwanzaa:

  1. Umoja (Unity)

  2. Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)

  3. Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility)

  4. Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)

  5. Nia (Purpose)

  6. Kuumba (Creativity)

  7. Imani (Faith)

  8. *Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles)

3rd Annual
Kwanzaa A
LIVE Virtual Event

Jan 6, 2024
02:00 PM Pacific Time 

(US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 882 7063 2075

H A R A M B E E ! !
(Let's all pull together!)

Noni Ervin | Founder

About the Kwanzaa Awards 


The Kwanzaa Awards are an annual event...

  • Finalists Announced Daily: December 26th - January 1st.

  • Winners Announced:
    During our LIVE virtual Kwanzaa Awards Ceremony on the first Saturday in January following Kwanzaa.


  • INDIVIDUAL award recipients must identify as Black/African-American or Pan-African.

  • ORGANIZATION award recipients must be 100% Black-led (nonprofit) or 100% Black-owned (for profit); having 100% controlling interest.


BLACK 4 CHARITIES is Using the Principles of Kwanzaa to Build, Restore, and Celebrate our Cultural Creative Genius and Ingenuity. We are utilizing all seven principles of Kwanzaa to connect with culture, heritage, and reason to celebrate.

Text the code "KWANZAA" to 44321



Kwanzaa Award Recipients



UMOJA - Omary H. Omary
KUJICHAGULIA - Debra Watkins
UJIMA - Anthony Shoecraft
UJAMAA - Lewis Rudd
NIA - Tana Yasu
KUUMBA - Darcell Hubbard Hayes
IMANI - Dr. Debra R. Sullivan
NGUZO SABA - Dr. Boyce Watkins

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