Bokamoso Youth visit TYA

Saturday, 19 January 2013 by

We first met Patti Macie and Jim Cawley of the Bokamosa Youth Foundation at a special “South Africa Night,” sponosored by the National Press Club. After a few weeks of arranging and planning, we got to meet the Bokamoso Youth Centre performers! What a great opportunity to learn from each other! While our cultures can

In Honor of MLK

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 by

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on this day in 1929.  As young people, we recognize his contribution to our nation and the world and we honor him on this day. His strong leadership and unprecedented power of speech gave people the faith and courage to keep working peacefully for justice, even when others did


Black History Month Show

Sunday, 06 January 2013 by

Join us in celebrating Black History Month on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Joe’s Movement Emporium! The Taratibu Youth Association (TYA), in celebration of it’s 5th Annual Black History Show presents, “Perceptions and Truth,” a look at the our beginnings and the contemporary roles young people are made to live, play or survive in. TYA uses several genres

National Press Club

Saturday, 08 December 2012 by

We opened up an amazing “South Africa Night” at the National Press Club, honoring the life, legacy, and values of President Nelson Mandela. The program was held aNovember 26, 2012. We are very grateful to the National Press Club for inviting us to perform. We were also really honored to have a moment with South

World AIDS Day 2012

Saturday, 01 December 2012 by

  On this World AIDS Day it’s important to remember that whether positive or negative, we all have a role to play in achieving an AIDS free future. As young people, we are at the greatest risk for contracting HIV.  In fact, more than a quarter of new HIV infections occurring in the U.S. each

Carolyn Malachi’s Music Video Premiere

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 by

Grammy-nominated performing artist Carolyn Malachi’s highly anticipated new “Free Your Mind” music video premieres December 6, 2012 during the Citizens Awards, hosted by the Business Civic Leadership Center of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  The music video is directed by Sunchase Media and features Taratibu Youth Association, a nonprofit youth performing arts company based in Mt.