East Oakland hosts second annual 'Love Yo Mama' Earth Day

Second Annual Love Yo Mama Earth Day will be held April 24 in East Oakland

Youth lead environmental justice march in East Oakland during 'Love Yo Mama' Earth Day
Youth lead 2009 environmental justice march in East Oakland
Come celebrate Mother Earth on Saturday, April 24 with Communities for a Better Environment (CBE), in partnership with ACORN Woodland Elementary and Tassafaronga Recreation Center, at the second annual "Love Yo Mama" Earth Day event in East Oakland.

The theme for 2010 is "Green is Good for the Hood."

Love Yo Mama begins at 11 a.m. with a rally highlighing environmental justice and health issues in East Oakland at the Tassafaronga Recreation Center. There will be a parade from noon to 1 p.m. with Scraper Bikers, drummers and youth dancing. After the march, there will be a health fair, vendors, youth performances, speakers and more at ACORN Woodland Elementary until 6 p.m..

Guests include the Rev. Daniel Buford from Allen Temple Baptist Church, the Rev. Larry Ashley from Cosmopolitan Baptist Church, Encompass Academy, Danza Azteca Cuauhtonal, Los Bomberos and more.

Tassa(faronga) is located at 975 85th Ave. ACORN Woodland is located at 1025 81st Ave., Oakland.

For more info, call (510) 302-0430, ext. 21, or visit www.cbecal.org.

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