Taratibu Youth Association was founded by Arla Scott and Naima Hylton to encourage youth in our community to build body and spirit through the creative art of dance and help them be better leaders and empower them to be role models in their community .
As part of its African Cultures Program, Taratibu Youth Association traveled with eight youth to Ghana, Togo and Begin during the summer of 2010.
Taratibu Youth Association embarked on its second South African Cultures Program in 2011 with a trip to Tanzania. Ten youth participated.
Grammy-nominated performing artist chose Taratibu Youth Association to be a part of her music video for the song, "Free Your Mind."