The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) hosted its third Annual Young African ConneXions Summit (YAX) themed Strengthening Diaspora Partnerships and Engagement on Friday, July 14, 2017. The summit was held at the Howard University School of Business Auditorium located at 2600 6th Street, NW, from 5 pm to 7:30 pm, in partnership with Howard University and as part of MOAA's Community and Youth Engagement Outreach program.
Following the Annual Young African ConneXions Summit, MOAA hosted its 3rd Annual Mandela Day of Service on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The agency was joined by volunteers at the Anacostia Park Skating Rink on 1800 Anacostia Drive, Washington, DC 20003, for 67 minutes of community service to commemorate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
Both events were free and open to the public.