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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

April 1, 2004

Three to be honored at 12th annual Africa Peace Awards

Maulana Karega, creator of Pan African cultural holiday Kwanzaa, will be among those honored Saturday, May 1 at the 12th annual Africa Peace Awards Dinner and Dance in the University Union Ballroom on the campus of California State University, Sacramento.

Also being honored will be neighborhood activist Marilyn McGinnis for her “distinguished leadership and service in building bridges among multicultural groups,” according to the selection committee. In addition Kaiser Permanente women’s health physician Dr. Camillus Udoffia will be acknowledged for delivering hundreds of children to the community and being a leader to the immigrant African populace the committee said.

A VIP reception will start at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner and program at 7 p.m. with the dance beginning at 9:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by J-ON Harris and Voices Choir and later by the Brubeck Jazz Sextet.

Admission for all three events is $50 while the dinner and dance portion alone is $35. Tickets may be purchased at the CSUS Ticket Office (916) 278-4323 or online at

For more information call (916) 278-6282. Media assistance is available from CSUS public affairs at (916) 278-6156.


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •