Continued support for Afro Students in Ukraine: Omek News

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The Omek team, in collaboration with other organisations, is coordinating efforts to support Afro student groups and people escaping Ukraine. Our goal is to help our brothers and sisters who have been overwhelmed and do not have as many resources.

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An Open Call for Community Leaders

With the volatility of current events, Omek will continue to connect with other black communities in the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, and

. If you are part of an organisation providing support, please get in touch with Kemo Camara via kemo (at) myomek.com, who is helping to coordinate our efforts.

Share the link to Omek’s Ukraine Resource List: Omek Ukrainian Refugee Resources

Resources for the African Diaspora in Ukraine. #ukraine #africansinukraine

Black History Month Overseas Voter Registration Event

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 7 – 8 pm Sweden time

Virtual event join from anywhere. Register from this link:

About this event

I’m registering overseas voters for Black History Month! Register here.

This is COMPLETELY VIRTUAL and you will get live help via Zoom to:

  1. Register to vote. OR
  2. Request your absentee ballot.

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And 3. Watch our Top 3 Reasons to Register to Voter During Black History Month video above and share widely.

Free Web Hosting Advantages

Trying to select a reliable free web host can be a daunting task especially with so many service providers and options available nowadays. The task may be more difficult than it is.

Let’s take a look at some of the most popular features that a free web hosting provider should offer:

 

Disk space and bandwidth

Disk space refers to the amount of storage space allocated to you by your free web hosting provider. This space will be used to store your website files, including text files, images, audio, etc. that you use for your website.

Bandwidth refers to the amount of data transfer allowed on your website. I mean, every time a visitor types your website name in his browser, browses, downloads and browses his files, he consumes the amount of bandwidth.

For example, if your website contains a lot of graphics (such as photographs), you will need more storage space and more bandwidth.

 

Website Builder & FTP

If this is your first website and you have little experience, look for a free web hosting provider that offers a free website builder app where you can create your own website simply by choosing a template and adding your own text and images.

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. It’s your website’s file transfer protocol from your computer to your free web hosting server, or vice versa. This allows you to upload finished website files (including images and other multimedia files) from your computer to your service provider’s server. It also allows you to download your files from your web hosting server back to your computer. A good free web hosting provider should provide open FTP access 24/7.

 

E-mail
Yes, your free web hosting provider should provide you with email services – so you can set up your email accounts In addition to an easy mail interface (so you can log in and manage your emails using your web browser), a mail service should include Email also has POP3 and SMTP access so you can set up and access email messages using your mobile devices.

 

Support and professionalism
You should always choose a free web hosting service with good support and a constant presence.

While no host can offer 100% guaranteed uptime (think of issues outside their control, like city power outages), they should keep website and email downtime to a very minimum. These actions may include 24/7 server and network monitoring. While you may not fully understand these technical aspects, look to see if your free web hosting provider has listed them somewhere on their website. If not, ask them about it.

 

the price
If you are looking for a free web hosting provider, then you should expect to pay absolutely nothing for all the essential features mentioned above. But they may display ads on your site so that they can benefit from your site visits to profit

 

When Internet users want to view your website, all they need to do is type your website address into their browser. Their computer will then connect to your server and your web pages will be shown to them through the browser.

Most web hosting companies require you to have your own domain (www.example.com) in order to be their customer. If you don’t have a domain, web hosting companies will help you buy one.

the word for webhosting :   شركة سعودية رسمية لاستضافة المواقع

LET’S DO US.2! SocaFit Dance Classes

LET'S DO US.2!
Chantal Dos Santos
Chantal Dos Santos is back this year with a series of 3 SocaFit Dance Classes.

Carnival may have been canceled this year but we have one of Canada’s Cultural Ambassadors to lead us in a series of 3 SocaFit Classes!

Chantal Dee
Chantal is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus on dance. She has been active in improvisation, Contemporary dance, Afro-Caribbean, and Oriental Dance in addition to a variety of world folk dances. Chantal is recognized by the Canada Council for the Arts as a Cultural Connector and has been funded by both the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council to undertake choreography projects in Canada and abroad. As a teacher, her course offerings have included: Holistic Bellydance, Afro-Caribbean Dance, Dance Improvisation, Movement Meditation, Supple & Strong: Hip and Pelvic Floor Training, and SocaFit. Chantal splits her time between Canada, Barbados, and Germany. Find out more about Chantal’s work at cdsmovement.com and under her stage name ‘Jomana’ at bellydancebarbados.com

Chantal leading our Bellydance class last summer.

SocaFIT
Loosen those hips with and wake up the pelvic floor basic movements from the Caribbean carnival tradition. A Soca dance party combined with strengthening and stretching for a full-body workout guaranteed to get you hot, hot, hot! (variations are given for both low and high impact).

Sign in on May 6, 13, and 20 at 7 pm Berlin, Germany time for an hour of heart-pumping, hip-swaying sweat-inducing fun as we learn Soca dance moves.

Join one class for 10 euros or all three for 25 euros. Registration with payment is necessary to guarantee your spot. If purchasing a single class note the date with your payment. Zoom details will be sent after payment is received. Class size is limited to 50 participants.

LET’S DO US.2! Workshops

LET'S DO US.2!

When we come together, we do amazing things.

Last year our community came together. I put a call out and you answered! We ran 15 FREE workshops in May & June 2020. We laughed, we cried, we danced, we wrote, we learned to take care of our hair, organize our days, balance working from home with life, explored the entrepreneurial mindset, and more.

This year, after everything we experienced and learned last year, we have curated 4 workshops for mind, body, soul, and career. While we can’t offer these workshops for free again this year (sisters have financial obligations), we are offering value for money/time/expertise.

We hope you value this opportunity to come together, grow together and learn together from some amazing Black Women with ties to Europe.

Mark your calendar to save the dates, times, and budget the fee where noted, and be on the lookout for more information and registration to start soon.

May 6, 2021 – 7 PM BerlinSocafit Dance Class10 euros/class 25 euros/for 3 classes*
May 13, 2021 – 7 PM BerlinSocafit Dance Class10 euros/class 25 euros/for 3 classes*
May 20, 2021 – 7 PM BerlinSocafit Dance Class10 euros/class 25 euros/for 3 classes*
June 5, 2021Mental Health Group Therapy SessionTBD
TBDHow to Pitch to NetflixTBD
TBDWriting Your Life Story: The Next Best SellerTBD
LET'S DO US.2!

*Class, workshop and session fees are non-refundable.