Celebrating Kwanzaa: A Beacon of Hope for Dayton’s Homeless Community


Happy Kwanzaa from our family at Daybreak! In the heart of winter, when the festive spirit envelops Ohio, Kwanzaa emerges as a celebration not just of African-American heritage, but also of community values and hope. Particularly in Dayton, Ohio, this cultural festival transcends mere celebration, touching the lives of many, including those without homes. Understanding Kwanzaa Kwanzaa, celebrated from December 26 to January 1, is more than a holiday. It's a cultural observance that honors African-American heritage and culture. Rooted in African traditions, it was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, an African-American professor, and activist. Central to Kwanzaa are [...]