Press Release: Gov. Evers, First Lady Celebrate Kwanzaa in Wisconsin

Office of Governor Tony Evers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 26, 2023
Gov. Evers, First Lady Celebrate Kwanzaa in Wisconsin

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and First Lady Kathy Evers today shared a video message wishing Wisconsinites a happy Kwanzaa.

The governor and first lady’s video message is available here, and a transcript of the video message is available below.


Governor: Hey there, folks. Governor Tony Evers here.

First Lady: And I’m First Lady Kathy Evers. Today, we’re wishing all those celebrating across our state a joyous Kwanzaa.

Governor: Each year, this week reminds us of the seven principles of Kwanzaa: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.

First Lady: These principles help guide celebrations around the world and underscore the importance of togetherness.

Governor: May the next seven days bring you and your loved ones warmth, prosperity, and joy into the new year and beyond.

Together: Happy Kwanzaa, Wisconsin!

An online version of this release is available here.