Ways To Help MA / by Evey Sekajipo

General needs:

Marketing help: branding, banners (for presentation), quality printing of our information: brochures, budget, business cards




College Workshop

We will spend 2 hours giving our girls’ information and advice on applying for schools and scholarships, as well as the ways they should prepare for college.

When: Saturday, February 1 2014 11:00am-1:00pm

Where: TBA


·      A location

·      Lunch for 15-20 people

·      Guest speaker: black professional, black college student

·      Set-up and Clean-up crew

Relationship Stations

This evening all the site will gather to explore different topics related to sex and relationships. We are planning on having a room set up with different stations that address different topics such as: premarital sex, stds, pregnancy, homosexuality..


Where: TBA


·      A location

·      Dinner for 40-50 people

·      Volunteers to manage stations

·      Guest speakers

·      Clean up/ Set up crew


AMPED: A Celebration of Black Women

This is our open large group gathering. Everyone is welcome to attend this big event. Our girls will be performing skits, poetry, dance and music that represent and uplift the Black women in history. Expecting 200-300 people

When: Friday, March 7, 2014 6:00p-9:00p

Where: Tampa Underground HUB


·      Bottled water

·      Snacks

·      Souvenirs for guests

·      Someone gifted in music, dance, poetry, and drama—who can help our girls rehearsal

·      Set up/ clean up crew


College Visit: University of Central Florida

We will take our older girls on a college visit to a local Orlando school, UCF. We will be accompanied by a tour guide as well as a campus minister.

When: Thursday, March 13, 2014


·      A van

·      Breakfast food

·      Bag lunches


Girl Spring Retreat

When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:00am-6:00pm

Location: TBA


·      A location: that can host up to 40 people, close access to a farm

·      Set up/ clean up crew

·      Breakfast

·      Lunch

·      Dinner

·      Gift bags for all girls






Seniors Dinner

When: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Evelyn’s house


·      Gifts for Seniors

·      Dinner



End of the Year Party

When: Friday, May 30, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: TBA


·      Party Food

·      Location

·      Set up/ clean up crew




Honoring Dinner with Black Men: Rehearsal for the banquet

When: Friday, June 6, 2014 6:00pm

Location: Tampa Underground


·      Dinner

·      Set up/ clean up crew




The 8th: Mama Africana’s 9th Annual Appreciation Banquet

When: Saturday, June 7, 2014 6:00p-9:00p

Location: TECO Plaza


·      Live Band

·      Volunteer to decorate the plaza: tables, centerpieces, Set up/ clean up crew

·      Volunteer: makeup artist

·      Someone to help build a stage

·      Mama Africana- T-shirts to sell to guests

·      Evening gowns for girls