Sharing Africa is a fun, colorful, high energy and interactive presentation of Africa through dance, songs, chants and drumming. Targeted at K – 12th grade students and teachers, the program features Oriki Theater’s ensemble cast of highly skilled and talented dancers...
What is at the root of many conflicts? How can we respect those who have conflicting beliefs and perspectives and yet still keep our integrity? These questions are just a sampling of what Silicon Valley youth delegates wrestle with each year at the Annual Diversity Youth Forum. Read more...
The " Village" consists of a Royal Palace, Village huts, a Market place, and features colorful and interactive activities for both young and old, like story telling, drumming, dancing, face painting, mask making, etc.
With increasing school drop out rate, teenage pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and alarming crime levels; parents cannot help but nurse some degree of anxiety and fear when they contemplate the future of their children.
Today’s youth must be armed with the tools and skills to face the hard realities of our society. Our Rites of Passage program offers a set of tools that has been proven to work with young people, irrespective of class, race or family background.
Through interactive and non confrontational workshops, roundtable discussions, team building activities, book assignments, community service projects and mentoring; participants learn to work in teams, enhance their communication skills and creativity; affirm their sense of identity, self esteem, love, respect, and a good grounding in society.
The program is built on a set of eight principles borrowed from traditional African rites of passage ceremonies, namely: love, respect, honor, strength, wisdom, courage, patience and pride.
A lot of my friends at school say I’ve changed a lot they say I’ve become more mature
As we celebrate a decade of bringing our Boys to Men, we extend our sincere thanks to the following sponsors and community partners for their continued commitment to our youth: Rufus White | James White | Donald Clark | Monique Walton Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity - Eta Sigma Lambda Chapter Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity - Gamma Chi Chapter Links, Inc., San Jose Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Delta Rho Omega Chapter Alpha Phi Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter at SJSU Lockheed Martin African American Mentoring Network Applied Materials Community Giving Program IBM - Silicon Valley Employee Directed Funds IBM - Corporate Community Grants Chamber of Commerce Mountain View City of Mountain View Santa Clara Valley Water District Hilton Garden Inn, Mountain View Costco Wholesale, Mountain View Amici's East Coast Pizzeria Jamba Juice Company PR, et Cetera, Inc. Palm, Inc.