World Afro Day for Schools
More than 8000 school children from across the world will be joining together in a celebration of hair, identity and equality. The event aims to change negative attitudes towards Afro hair into a positive force for inclusion to launch World Afro Day Schools.
Seven years old UK child hair influencer, Farouk James will be joined by 11 years old Child Influencer Celai West (USA) and 10 years old Angel Noor (Netherlands) for a child takeover of the natural hair movement.
Programme for the Afternoon: Times in BST
Don’t Touch My Hair, Author Emma Dabiri and TV Presenter Scarlette Douglas - host the assembly
1:25 pm Welcome London Mayor's Office by Assistant Director for Communities and Social Policy, Jeanette Bain-Burnett
1:30 Opening Dance – Angel & Friends ( Afro beats)
Hosts - International Hellos
Founder Michelle De Leon introduction
Why World Afro Day Schools (global child cases)
Power of Words – Changing the language audience interaction
Celai and Farouk catwalk onto stage.
Hair & Identity Panel - Child Champions Celai West & Farouk James plus mums
Closing Dance Performance - Angel Noor and Friends
Thank you and Future - Founder Michelle De Leon
Dur: 45 mins approx
4pm - Live Founder Welcome for Schools in America, Canada, Caribbean and South America.