What we're about

Meeting and networking on a social basis with fellow African Americans who have, at some point, relocated to the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Black Newcomers Network was founded in 1988. BNN is considered the premiere organization for networking among African Americans. For those who are not so new to the Atlanta area, we invite you as well to our monthly events and activities. We pride ourselves on being "A Family of Friends," and welcome everyone who would like to explore the city and experience new adventures throughout the year!!!

Volunteer and Charity:

We are a charity Organization that helps needy families and the nursing homes.

Needy families: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieyyiiR5xFk&t=5s

Nursing homes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM3hHqVbMYA&t=39s

Please check out our external event and charity website http://www.blacknewcomersnetwork.org/

Rules:

We understand that not everyone can make it to a meetup event after they RSVP.This is why it is very important to become a dues paying member.IF YOU RSVP TO AN EVENT AND BECOME A NO-SHOW, WE WILL REMOVE YOU, unless you're a dues paying member.You are protected by becoming a dues paying member.

If you are between 25-45 and single, and would like to participate in group discussions , please join our affiliate group on facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/meetupgroupinatlanta/?ref=group_cover

Thank you and welcome aboard!

Upcoming events (3)

Let's feed the Homeless at The Salvation Army

Red Shield Services

We’ve done The Nicholas Shelter Home and The Covenant House, and we are now moving on to a much bigger shelter home ………………….The Salvation Army. BRING YOUR DISH TO FEED THESE FAMILIES. Dish entr’e could be meat, Lasagna, casserole,Baked Ziti, etc…. Side dish:mac and cheese, spinach, cabbage ,Nacho dip and tortilla, Cole slaw, mashed potatoe, salald or whatever you feel would be a perfect side dish If your dish item is frozen, we need to bring it up to 32-38 degrees.They do have an oven to warm up your dishesThere is also free parking on the lot. We will feed about 60 men and women, and please bring an item that will feed at least 15-20 because not all 60 will eat your dish.A week before the event , I will need everyone to post their dish item, and without this posting , I will remove you from the rsvp. 469 Marietta Street northwest, atlanta ga 30359

Workshop:A Hairy Situation:caring for your hair with the corporate world in mind

In today’s competitive work market you want to have the best options in the way you present yourself professionally. Curl patterns and textures are complicated concepts, but some are deemed more professional and desirable than others. I will teach you what to do to ensure that extensions, braids and straightening is just an option not a necessity. No more damaging your curls or losing your hair for the sake of professionalism! When you want to wear your natural hair, you can! Please welcome our guest Jahleela Campbell of LeelaStyles. She’s been in the industry for over 15 years. She’s been trained in precision and razor cutting as well as color for 10 years. She also has training in extensions (6 methods) and non-surgical hair replacement for 12 years. Her specialty is Precision Cuts, Custom Color, Extensions (6 methods) & Locs but she’s known for her undetectable extension techniques. She caters to the sophisticated, edgy, chic individual who loves beautiful healthy hair and love to wear sexy trendy haircuts, color, extensions & loc styles. She’s proficient in all facets of hair. From a pixie to waist length hair, thick to thin, & pin straight to tightly coiled! LADIES, THIS EVENT IS FREE !FREE!Meeting room It will be an ongoing event.Great tutorial.You wouldn’t want to miss it. https://www.instagram.com/leelastyles/?hl=en Jahleela Campbell @LeelaStyles Vagaro.com/LeelaStyles[masked]

Atlanta Film and Fashion Festival 2019 in Stn Mtn

SAFARI EVENTS CENTER

The Atlanta African Film and Fashion Festival (AAFFF) is hosted by ESTA Solutions, Inc in collaboration with the Silicon Valley African Film Festival. ESTA Solutions, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a vision to establish bonds through arts among disparate communities at home and abroad and inspire them to create paths to peace and harmony in Africa and in the communities we live in. Event Details:$15 at the door Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm - 10 pm Location: Safari Events Center (Lion of Judah) 6202 Memorial Dr. Stone Mountain, GA Atlanta African Film and Fashion Festival’s Mission: Africa through the African Lens promotes an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through compelling storytelling, breathtaking cinematography, and cultural fashion. This film and fashion festival will be an extension of the Silicon Valley African Film Festival (SVAFF) that has a successful track record of showcasing Afric African films and filmmakers for the past 10 years. The festival will include - film screenings, dialogue with filmmakers, red carpet, live performances, food, fashion show, African market, Diaspora Spotlight, awards and more! Furthermore, we believe this festival will strengthen our ties among the different communities of the metro Atlanta and provide an opportunity to celebrate the rich diversity that allows us all to flourish. If you get lost or have questions, please call the host Isayas[masked]

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