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AKAMAI UNIVERSITY SELECTED AS HAWAII REGIONAL COORDINATOR FOR 2010 INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY

CANBERRA, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA 17 January 2010 -- The International Men’s Day Coordination Committee has announced that Akamai University (http://www.akamaiuniversity.us), an academic institution which offers one of the most uniquely comprehensive Men’s Studies and Fatherhood curriculums for 2010 International Men’s Day (http://www.internationalmensday.com) which will be observed worldwide on Friday, 19 November 2010. Located in Hilo, Hawaii, under the leadership of its President, Douglass M. Capogrossi, Ph.D., Akamai University will coordinate the participation of individuals, organizations, institutions, and communities throughout Hawaii in the worldwide observance of International Men’s Day which celebrates and honors the sacrifices that Men have made and continue to make to our families, communities, and our society. The theme for 2010 International Men’s Day is “Our Children … Our Future” – a theme that celebrates the 48 hour partnership that International Men’s Day h…

EMPOWERING FATHERS AND MOVING A CITY TO PEACE AND TO "THINK GREEN": THE HOUSE OF UMOJA, INC.

Nestled between New York and Washington, D.C., Philadelphia is viewed by many as “The Next Great American City”. It is the fifth largest metropolitan area and the fourth largest media market in the United States. Philadelphia – “The Next Great American City” -- is home to a number of globally recognized business leaders, social entrepreneurs, educators, historians, scientists, legislators, Thought Leaders, musicians, artists, authors, and thespians. The heart and soul of Philadelphia --“The Next Great American City” -- lies within its neighborhoods, artistic and business communities, academic and religious institutions, and grassroots community organizations. In many ways and for many reasons, The House Of Umoja, Inc. is regarded as the “heart and soul” of Philadelphia – “The Next Great American City”.

Created in 1968 by Queen Mother Falaka Fattah and her husband Mr. David Fattah, the House Of Umoja, Inc., for over 40 years has quietly and unceremoniously pr…