You’re invited to our Opening Celebration and Fundraiser on April 18, 2020 (POSTPONED)

kekerefreedomschool/ February 27, 2020/ Blog, Events/ 0 comments

A black hand print inside a yellow circleWhat would you like a day in the life of a child to look like in Ypsilanti 100 years from now?
Iris and Shia work on jello together

Join us on Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 10am-12pm at the Riverside Arts Center on the ancestral land of the Anishinaabe people, commonly known as Ypsilanti, Michigan for a celebration, gathering, and fundraiser to mark the launch of the Kekere Freedom School.

Address: 76 N. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Reserve your tickets now! Suggested donation: $5 per family.

All proceeds benefit the 2020-2021 Kekere Scholarship Fund!

10am: Arts, crafts, and games for kids of all ages
11am: Storytelling by local storytellers followed by folks songs and dance party

Indigenous foods for a suggested donation.
Silent auction items available throughout the event.
Book bundles, play-kits, and local artisan crafts available for purchase.

Contact us at for more info about how you can help make this event possible.
Five learners interact with fun buckets

Kekere Opening Celebration Schedule 10am games and crafts 11am storytelling
Kekere Freedom School is an educational organization dedicated to decolonizing childhood
Nuola Akinde reads a picture book aloud to three learners
Nuola Akinde, Kekere Founder & Facilitator, experiencing a picture book with three young learners
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