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Thu, Jul 18

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Baltimore

Maryland Mandela Day

Join us for Mandela Day Maryland, a state-wide celebration honoring Nelson Mandela's life and legacy, promoting reflection on his enduring values of resilience, peace, and social justice.

Maryland Mandela Day
Maryland Mandela Day

Time & Location

Jul 18, 2024, 6:00 AM

Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA

About the event

Itinerary for Maryland Mandela Day (July 18, 2024)

6:00 AM - "Run for Mandela" with Charm City Run Location: Charm City Run Fells Point

Join us for a special rise and run in Fells Point as we celebrate the birthday of Nelson Mandela. This special day marks the global observance of Nelson Mandela International Day, encouraging everyone to reflect on Mandela's enduring values of resilience, peace, and social justice, and to identify ways we can embody these principles in our own lives. The Nelson Mandela Foundation is hosting a run on Saturday, July 20 in South Africa, and Marylanders can use this rise and run to show support as allies. Breakfast and beverages will be provided to runners by the Sister States of Maryland. Additionally, we encourage runners to visit the "Marylanders Cry Freedom" exhibit at Baltimore City Hall, which highlights the significant roles Marylanders have played in the global fight for civil rights. If you can't make it out, consider dedicating your run to Nelson Mandela and sharing your experience on social media with us. Inspire action, promote understanding, and create positive change in Baltimore and across Maryland by participating this day! #MandelaDayMaryland #ITISINYOURHANDS #BmoreMandela

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Connecting Together: " Coffee, Connecting, and Conversation Location: Matriarch Coffee

Join us for a special Mandela Day Maryland event at Matriarch Coffee on July 18th from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. This gathering aims to foster meaningful connections and conversations within our community. Come together over coffee to reflect on Nelson Mandela's legacy and discuss ways we can embody his values of resilience, peace, and social justice in Baltimore. Let's inspire action, promote understanding, and create positive change in our city. Don't miss this opportunity to connect, converse, and heal together. #MandelaDayMaryland

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - "FOOD Connection" at Pratt Street Market Join us in honoring Mandela's legacy of resilience, peace, and social justice. The market will feature local vendors, community organizations, and non-profits sharing their missions and services. Enjoy delicious food, engage with community leaders, and learn how you can contribute to positive change in Baltimore. Let's come together to reflect on Mandela's values and commit to making a difference in our city. #MandelaDayMaryland

12:00 PM - "Mindful Maryland" with Holistic Life Foundation Holistic Life Foundation: Virtual Mindfulness Sessions for Mandela Day Maryland

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Join the Holistic Life Foundation in celebrating Mandela Day Maryland with a series of virtual mindfulness sessions on July 18th. In honor of Nelson Mandela's legacy of resilience, peace, and social justice, these sessions aim to cultivate inner peace and community well-being. Throughout the day, participate in guided meditations and mindfulness practices designed to help you reflect on Mandela's values and inspire positive change in your life and community. Let's come together virtually to honor Mandela's enduring spirit and commit to fostering peace and understanding within ourselves and our city. #MandelaDayMaryland

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