Yolanda Vazquez talks with Lavern Chatman, the Director of Fund Development with the Northern Virginia Urban League
about, the recent ASTEAM Carnival event. The event focused on Aviation, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Also discussed is the importance of preparing young people for the future.
In anticipation of its #BlackHistory365: Kwanzaa Everyday celebration tonight, members of the Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network (YPN) were interviewed by local NBC4 News. YPN President Garrett James and Historian Salim Adofo gave comments on the meaning of Kwanzaa and the significance of hosting the celebration at the Freedom House Museum (1315 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314), a former market for enslaved Blacks.