TYA’s 2017 Black History Show kicks off the celebration of 10 years for the organization. This show, “Civil Disobedience-The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”, is a hard-hitting statement about protest, resistance and resilience throughout Africa and the diaspora. TYA pays tribute to the struggles of South Africa, Haiti, Cuba, Guinea and the fight for humanity
As we reflect on our most recent Cross Cultural International Educational Exchange and look at the country of Haiti and the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix; it is with a strong love and reconnection of history, purpose and commitment. Luke 12:48, “To whom much is given, much will be required”. TYA has received so
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
We spent some time today learning how to establish short-term and long-term goals. We developed a master plan for ourselves. Our goals won’t just happen – we need to work toward them. Every day we look at positive affirmations to help us focus on our goals. Affirmations help us to keep our goals in mind.
We took a break from rehearsal today to discuss an important challenge that we deal with every day: the negative portrayal of black youth. So where does this portrayal come from and how can we overcome it? This weekend we brought in an expert on the subject, who we all know as Baba Ben. His
Everybody involved in Taratibu Youth Association came together for our second Leadership Retreat at the Hilton hotel in Alexandria, Virginia. The theme of this year’s retreat was engage, encourage, and empower. The retreat opened on Friday, March 30 and closed on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Throughout the retreat we participated in learning sessions about leadership.