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Fit4Dance Hosts Fundraiser For Recently Displaced Mother

Dance Is Love raises funds for Angel Kaba, whose apartment recently burned down
Angel Kaba, former resident at 441 Wilson Ave.

Brooklyn dance studio, Fit4Dance, will be hosting the "Dance Is Love" fundraiser in support of Angel Kaba, whose apartment recently burned down, leaving her and her daughter displaced in a New York City shelter in a different borough.

When Angel Kaba fled domestic violence with her seven-year-old daughter in April 2021 and found residence in Bushwick with help from the City, she thought she was starting anew; cultivating a safe and happier life away from abuse. Just three years later, Kaba and her daughter now live in a shelter in the Bronx, after she was forced to vacate her residence at 441 Wilson Ave., following three electrical fires in the building in the span of a month. As a result, Kaba now spends six hours commuting between the Bronx shelter, her daughter’s school in Brownsville, and her work in Manhattan, where she is a dance instructor.

Kaba is a renowned dancer and Afro'Dance teacher. In 2013, Angel founded AfroDance New York (ADNY) as a platform that celebrates diversity, communities, and global culture. She is also a PassionPreneur, empowering artists to fulfill their calling while building a solid business.

The event, hosted by Laci Chisholm, the owner of Fit4Dance, is a testament to community solidarity in times of need. "It is vital that we, as a community of citizens, come together to support the continuation of her work, livelihood, and security, said Chisholm in a press release. Chisholm herself had experienced a similar fire incident in the past, determined to help, the "Dance Is Love" fundraiser will support Kaba in securing a new place to live.

The "Dance Is Love" fundraiser will take place on Sunday, April 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Fit4Dance located at 21 Snyder Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226. All proceeds from the event will go directly towards securing housing for Kaba and her daughter.

Admission to the fundraiser is open donation with a suggested minimum of $15. Attendees can participate in one or all of the dance classes offered throughout the evening. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The schedule for the evening includes:

  • 5:45 p.m. Raboday Fit with Robenson (20 min)
  • 6:10 p.m. Hip Hop/Afro Fusion with Shari_lp (40 min)
  • 6:50 p.m. West African Dance with Bakary Fall (40 min)
  • 7:30 p.m. Dancehall with JEO (40 min)

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite. Donations can be sent through Cash App at $angelkaba; Venmo at Angel-Kaba and PayPal through

For more information about the fundraiser, visit the Fit4Dance website at