The Pittsburgh Foundation

Sankofa Village

Image credit: Sankofa Village
Image credit: Sankofa Village

2023 grant amount: $50,000 over two years

The Sankofa Village will use this grant to support culturally relevant youth programming. The organization's mission is to preserve culture through the arts.  Objectives are to: Present culturally responsive, African-centered arts education that focuses on African contributions and history, prioritizes racial identity, and the learning styles of people of African ancestry; foster a learning environment that promotes connectedness and belonging; promote the leadership role of Elders and the rites of passage approach and nurture a new generation of African American artists.

WEB: https://www.sankofavillage.org/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SankofaVillageOfTheArts/
YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o2vM6Eluks

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