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ITAVN Launch Party

Join us for a night of celebration and community building to honor of our official launch! The event is on Thursday, April 6th, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm at The Greenlining Institute in Oakland. It will feature local businesses, music, food, and performances in celebration of Launching It Takes a Village Nation. Together we can be on the cutting edge of an innovative new platform designed to create meaningful connections for individuals, organizations, and businesses who share interests around social justice issues. As we get closer to the event date, we’ll update this post to include the guest speakers and vendors participating. In the meantime, please do RSVP for the event on Eventbrite.

History Spotlight

2017 September 12, 1992 - “Dr. Mae Jemison Goes to Space” "Dr. Mae Jemison, an engineer, physician and NASA astronaut, became the first African-American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. During her 8-day mission she worked with U.S. and Japanese researchers, and was a co-investigator on a bone cell experiment. Jemison originally practiced as a doctor, then served in the Peace Corps from 1985 to 1987. In 1987, she was selected to join the astronaut corps. She resigned from NASA in 1993 to found a company that researches the application of technology to daily life."

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