*LOS ANGELES, CA — The Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF), America’s largest and most prestigious Black film and arts festival, has announced that it will hold its volunteer orientation meeting on Saturday, January 23 at the Yvonne Burke Senior and Community Center located at 4750 W. 62nd Street in Los Angeles, CA 90056.

The meetings will be held in the Media Conference room and will include light refreshments. Women, students, and seniors are encouraged to apply. Volunteer applications can be submitted online by logging on www.paff.org.  For more information, please call (310) 337-4737 or email [email protected]

“Volunteering with the PAFF is a great way to network entertainment industry professionals and support your community,” explains the PAFF founder Ayuko Babu.

The PAFF is America’s largest and most prestigious Black film and arts festival taking place February 10-15, 2010 in Los Angeles presenting and showcasing a broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help to destroy negative stereotypes of Africans and African-Americans.

The PAFF believes film and art can lead to better understanding and foster communication between peoples of diverse cultures, races, and lifestyles, while at the same time, serve as a vehicle to initiate dialogue on the important issues of our times.

Calendar Details:

Saturday, January 23
2 p.m to 3:30 p.m.
Yvonne Burke Senior and Community Center
Media Conference Room
4750 W. 62nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90056
Media Conference Room

For more information, including submitting a volunteer application, please visit www.paff.org or call (310) 337-4737.

Jasmyne Cannick
[email protected]