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Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, June 21, 6 PM
3rd Annual Summer Solstice Sustainability Fashion Show More info...

The fashion show returns to the Arboretum at 6206 Oleander Drive in Wilmington, in cooperation with NC Cooperative Extension and the Ability Garden!

Gates open at 5:30 PM, and the show begins at 6:15 PM. Limited seating upon request. Lawnchairs and picnic blankets encouraged, and please avoid bringing single-use plastics.

Tickets are available for purchase on the fashion show Eventbrite page.

All proceeds will go toward the Youth Empowerment Solutions program at Sokoto House.

Saturday & Sunday, July 1 & 2, 10 AM - 5 PM
lcl sponsored: Completely Free Community Market More info...

Sokoto House and the lowercase leaders will host another Completely Free Community Market on July 1 and 2!

Drop off for donation of goods will be Friday, June 30 from 5-8 PM.

Concluded (Saturday, May 20, Noon - 2 PM)
CHW-VPP Graduation More info...

We honored and celebrated our 3rd cohort Community Health Worker Violence Prevention Professionals class as they graduated this one-of-its-kind in the country training. Congratulations to those outstanding individuals!

Concluded (Wednesday, May 17, 4 PM - 6 PM & Saturday, May 20, 10 AM - 12 PM)
Sokoto House Open House More info...

Concluded (Saturday, April 15, 2:30 PM - 4 PM)
Spring Meet & Greet More info...

This free community event featured food, music, activities, and fellowship.

Concluded (Monday, March 27, 2 PM - 6 PM)
Community-based Public-health Response to Violence (CPrV©) Symposium More info...

This symposium, held at the NHC Arboretum Education Center, included presentations on the CPrV© model and Community-Based Organizations, followed by light refreshments and networking.

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!

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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Sokoto House is also home to Advance Youth Outreach and Quality Life Blueprint. Click or tap the address below for a map.

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