Events

We regularly hold events to honor the victims of gun violence and their families, with a particular focus on fathers in the community. Here, you can see some pictures and fliers from our past events.

We helped award eleven scholarships in Summer 2020 for children to attend a virtual summer theater camp by the Haddonfield Plays and Players. This effort helped link underserved youth to the arts. Learn more here: https://www.haddonfieldplayers.com/news/2020/7/17/haddonfield-plays-amp-players-partners-with-the-melquain-jatelle-anderson-foundation-to-make-summer-theatre-camp-possible-for-underserved-youth

In August, we held a memorial event for victims of gun violence, including Melquain. You can learn more here:

http://brooklyn.news12.com/story/42470515/taken-too-soon-family-offers-healing-event-for-those-affected-by-gun-violence

We have organized many events and programs in response to the coronavirus pandemic. You can learn more in our “community service” section.

In September, MJAF hosted a virtual “Breaking Bread” intercultural dinner, bringing together over a dozen community members from different backgrounds to have an open dialogue about social issues and education.