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Thanks to the following Sponsors and Partners who have supported us through the years:

Congressman Ro Khanna, District 17 | State Senator Bob Wieckowski, District 10 | Supervisor Susan Ellenberg, District 4 | City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs | City of San Jose Office of Racial Equity | Visit San Jose | City of San Jose Office of Vice Mayor Chappie Jones | Santa Clara County Historic Grant Program | Silicon Valley Community Foundation | California Arts Council | The Packard Foundation | SV Creates | Silicon Valley Office of Protocol | 1440 Multiversity | Wild Palms Hotel | Meta | Black@YouTube | BEN Adobe | Silicon Valley Leadership Group | Links Peninsula Bay (CA) Chapter | SJ/SV NAACP | NCBW100-SVC | Ujima Adult & Family Services Inc. | Silicon Valley Black Leadership Kitchen Cabinet (BLKC) | Ivy & Pearls Foundation | Bay 101 Casino | Adobe Black Employee Network (Adobe Ben ) | Google | Target | Costco | El Dorado Care Care | Wachira Wines | Party Time Machine | Kahawa 1893 Coffee | Rhesus Media Group | KALW 91.7 Fm | Menara Restaurant | Agile PR | Global Communication Education & Art | Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce | Eritrean Community Center of Santa Clara County | Black Googler Network | Movie Munch | Ipitch TV | Africa VOD | Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking | Mashariki Film Festival | Poppy Jasper International Film Festival | African American Community Service Agency | Kube Nice Cream | Lady Bug | San Jose Taiko | Tezkatlipoka | Oriki Arts | Bingewave | Candidly Speaking | Afroswag Magazine | Louis Moorer III Family | Mike and Queenie Abbott | Silvia Aninye | Katrina Logan | Almaz Negash | Nasa Cole | Barbara Goldstein | Andrea Templin | Melanie Bielefeld | Anjee Helstrup-Alvarez.