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Events

Upcoming Events

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*CANCELLED* Saturday, Jan 22, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speak Ya Peace NC More info...

Speak Ya Peace NC returns to Sokoto House to reach hearts, minds, and create effective dialogue within our community through artful expression; one piece at a time.

Speak Ya Peace NC creates a safe space where artists, poets, writers, musicians, singers, comedians, dancers, mimes, visual artists, and all who have a message can be vulnerable and supported. The beauty to Speak Ya Peace involves transparency and an openness to creativity.

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE FOR WEATHER AND HEALTH PRECAUTIONS* This event may be rescheduled. Keep checking back on this site to see when SYPNC will return.

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Completely Free Furniture Fair More info...

Sokoto House hosted a Completely Free Furniture fair on January 15 and 16. Anyone in the community was welcome to come and pick out any furniture items available completely free of charge.

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lcl presented: Completely Free Community Market More info...

Sokoto House and lowercase leaders held another Completely Free Community Market oon December 11 and 12. Think yard sale, but everything was free!

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Year End Recap: Community Mobilization More info...

The Sokoto House staff presented a recap of their efforts in 2021. Watch it on the Sokoto House Facebook page!

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Molestation Survivor Walk More info...

Supporters gathered to walk in support of molestation survivors, and enjoy music performances, motivational speakers, poets, and more!

Please consider a donation to to Keep Your Hands Off Me, Inc. You can donate through PayPal at "Keep Your Hands Off Me" or using Cash App at $KeepHandsOff.

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3rd Annual Skarure Woccon Harvest Gathering More info...

The 3rd Annual Skarure Woccon Harvest Gathering took place this year at Sokoto House. We experienced our food and culture; dancing, drumming and story telling; performances, raffles and FOOD! There was something for the whole family!

Photos from the event are available for viewing on our Gallery page.

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2021 Cape Fear Community Racial & Health Equity Summit More info...

A multi-day summit on racial & health equity at Sokoto House. There were hour-long sessions on many topics. For the full list, see the Summit page. We had live music, movie screenings, food, vendors, and family fun!

Hosted Events

The Sokoto House hosts a variety of events, some regular and some unique, but all to the benefit the participants, our community, and the free and healthy exchange of ideas and knowledge.

Take a look at our Gallery page to see photos from recent events!

Flyers for various events

The following are a few examples.

Ecology Project

Photo of the Ecology Project during setup

The Ecology Project included meet and greets, various local vendors, ecology activists, keynote speakers, and short films, as well as a Black Lives Matter solidarity and neighborhood cleanup march.

Free Community Markets

Photo of Free Community Market

These recurring events, organized by the Lowercase Leaders, feature an open market of donated goods that are all free to the community. Think of them as large yard sales where no money is needed.

Outdoor Movie

Photo of Wilmington on Fire outdoor screening

Lowercase Leaders held a free outdoor screening of Wilmington on Fire, a documentary about the 1898 Wilmington coup and its aftermath, as well as a Q&A session with the filmmaker, Chris Everett of Speller Street Films.

Nights of Renaissance

Night of Renaissance announcement header

Periodically, Sokoto House holds a Night of Renaissance, where people meet to experience and take part in sincere intellectual exchange, culture, art, music, and food. An open mic, healthy connections, and good vibes in a drug and alcohol-free environment are featured.

Audio services for many Sokoto House events is supplied by Keith Sweezy of Sweezy Sound Systems.

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