As we look back at the month of July and prepare for a busy fall season, we appreciate the the incredible opportunity provided to us by the Smithsonian Institution’s Folklife Festival. We appreciated meeting the incredibly talented participants who shared the stages with us at this summer’s Festival. We must also express our profound gratitude

Taratibu Youth Association is pleased and honored to join PSI Ambassador and award-winning actress Debra Messing and UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway in recognizing women and men from the fields of art, science, government, business and media who are making a lasting impact in the fight against HIV and

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July 5, 2012 By Markette Smith of WAMU 88.5. – American University Radio Listen to the story on WAMU The annual Folklife Festival on the National Mall brings many sights and sounds, from Calypso bands to organic cooking demonstrations. But a resounding sound coming from a far corner of the Mall seems to overpower all the

By Chris Simkins July 04, 2012 WASHINGTON — One featured attraction at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates the culture in African American neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Many residents have maintained their American traditions along with African cultural roots and they’re trying to pass them to younger generations in the form of art and music. One

Taratibu Youth Association has been selected to participate in the 46th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival.  This annual outdoor event will take place June 27 to July I and July 4 to July 8,2012, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., surrounded by the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, and the museums of the Smithsonian Institution.

During our trip to Tanzania, we visited the Bugorora Primary School.  One of our partner organizations, Shina, Inc., generously donated school uniforms for the children.  We noticed that many of the children did not have shoes to wear.  So we made a decision.  We made a plan to organize a shoe campaign to benefit the children at the