MarleyAyo is a creative wellness consultation LLC. Our goal is to actively support and create tools to reverse the adverse effects of colonization and enslavement by liberating marginalized people around the globe through joy, pleasure, creativity, and intentional decolonization.
Our vision is to create and nurture a multi-dimensional organism that prioritizes the reintegration of spirit and liberation through unlearning, media, consulting, and land stewardship.
Based in Los Angeles, CA. Still Waters Network provides, designs, and executes culturally significant programs and events that shape impactful ideas to raise global awareness through the creative arts. From large arena size concerts, medium size branded corporate events, to intimate workshops and everything in between, Still Waters Network team provides unique resources that will make any program or event a memorable and unforgettable occasion.
Ori Eni will help you to break down and reconstruct your information filtration system, through what we refer to as Narrative Reconciliation. This process includes various exercises designed to interrupt one from reacting from a victim's point of view. Alternatively, you will take control of the situation from an aerial view over any situation you may face in life. This way the scars of the past will yield to the wisdom of Olodumare so that you can make better decisions and attract the desired outcomes you deserve.
The Equal Justice Society is transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. Led by President Eva Paterson, our legal strategy aims to broaden conceptions of present-day discrimination to include unconscious and structural bias by using social science, structural analysis, and real-life experience. Currently, EJS targets its advocacy efforts on school discipline, special education, and the school-to-prison pipeline, race-conscious remedies, and inequities in the criminal justice system. The Oakland, Calif.-based nonprofit also engages the arts and artists in creating work and performances that allow wider audiences to understand social justice issues and struggles.
For 20 years, Peace4Kids has built a community where youth in foster care discover a shared cultural experience. The Peace4Kids vision of "community as family" provides consistency, stability, and trust. With participants ranging in age from 4 years old through adulthood, Peace4Kids is uniquely positioned to provide valuable insight of individual resilience and health within a safe community. Peace4Kids remains a grassroots, non-profit organization that has served thousands of current and former foster youth in South Los Angeles.
Manhood Camp is a 501c3 tax exempt organization that offers a 10 week Life Skills program focusing on empowering At-Risk young men towards safe and productive behavior. Our program's aim is to impart four main principles: 1. Self-Awareness, 2. Self-Empowerment, 3. Personal-Responsibility and 4. Social-Responsibility.
Fatherhood Circle is a new component of Manhood Camp. It is a supportive network for fathers to discuss general parenting issues as well receive effective strategies to help navigate Family Court, Dependency Court and Child Protective Services.
Paving Great Future’s goal is to increase the health and wealth in underserved communities in order for marginalized and at risk individuals to thrive socially, economically, and politically.
By addressing all of these areas, Paving Great Future’s comprehensive work experience programs transform misguided young people into productive and empowered community leaders capable of guiding relevant and lasting changes.
Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE) builds grassroots power to create social and economic justice for low-income, immigrant, woman, femme, black, and brown communities in Los Angeles. To do this, SCOPE organizes communities, develops leaders, collaborates through strategic alliances, builds capacity through training programs, and educates South L.A.’s residents to have an active role in shaping policies that affect the quality of life in our region. Justice, respect, responsibility, integrity, and voice: These are our core values.
The Los Angeles Black Worker Center develops organized power and authentic grassroots leadership among Black workers (unionized, non-union, immigrant, formerly incarcerated and the unemployed) and among the extended community, to reverse the disproportionate levels of unemployment and underemployment in the Los Angeles Black community.
The center seeks peace and prosperity for all of Los Angeles by developing policies and corporate practices that perpetuate equity in the labor market and end inferior jobs in the Black Community.
Healthy African American Families is a non-profit, community serving agency. Our mission is to improve the health outcomes of the African American, Latino and Korean communities in Los Angeles County by enhancing the quality of care and advancing social progress through education, training, and collaborative partnering with community, academia, researchers and government.
Increase accessible, appropriate and affordable health services that positively impact the health outcomes for Black women and girls.
Build the personal, communal and political power of Black women and girls within California by influencing public policy, organizing, and outreach.
Expand capacity of our leadership to direct resources and validate Black women's and girls' experience.
Our mission is to inform, educate, and enlighten the mental health community and the general public about issues concerning African American males and Men of Color suffering from mental health and substance abuse challenges by means of storytelling. By sharing their lived experiences, members of Black Men Speaks and Men of Color promote self and communal wellness, recovery, and freedom.
In addition to healing the African American community and communities of color from trauma, stigma and discrimination, Black Men Speak and Men of Color promote positive mental wellness by mentoring, advocating, and assertively addressing other issues in the community.
African American Reach and Teach Health Ministry (AARTH) is a non-religious 501c3 faith-based capacity building nonprofit organization, established to respond to HIV/AIDS and other major health issues affecting people of African descent. Eighteen years ago, Mary Diggs Hobson and her son Reginald Diggs, who has since passed, founded AARTH with this mission in mind.
AARTH’S MISSION IS to increase the capacity of faith and health institutions to provide wellness and community care systems for people of African descent.
IN OUR VISION WE SEE African American (Black Descendants of Enslaved Africans) and African born people living healthier and longer lives supported by thriving self-sustaining and culturally centered community-based health networks.
Our vision is to build a strong bottom up organization of Black people that will:
Craft alternative models and institutions that will advance our vision of racial and economic justice.
Rebuild the spirit and foundation of our community
Exercise political and economic power
Act to win real systematic change
Transform the lives of Black people
Embody the spirit that has sustained the Black community
Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. Black Wall Street USA emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support the community, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words.
Established in 1998 by Dr. Michael Carter Sr, we’re an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of Spiritual support. Contact us to learn more and get involved.
We establish Black Wall Street districts around the globe in the Spirit of the original Black Wall Street District of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Black Wall Street districts can be recognized as an urban area that is a thriving center of business, industry, and culture and is one commercial strip that has 50%-70% or more businesses owned by African Americans.
The Black Parent Initiative (BPI) was established in 2006 to help families achieve financial, educational and spiritual success. BPI was founded and organized on a large body of educational research that demonstrates the importance of parental and family engagement in attaining educational success for children...
BPI is currently the only culturally specific organization in Portland focused solely on supporting low/moderate income parents as a vehicle for enhancing the lives of Black youth. Our programs- Together We Can (TWC), Parent University, and Black Family Resource Center- are based in a large body of research that shows children are more likely to succeed in learning, life, and realizing their dreams when supported by stable, and engaged adults.
Self Enhancement, Inc (SEI) is dedicated to guiding underserved youth to realize their full potential. Working with schools, families, and partner community organizations, SEI provides support, guidance, and opportunities to achieve personal and academic success. SEI brings hope to individual young people and enhances the quality of community life.
. The SEI Standards are founded upon the principles of integrity and respect.
Integrity, because integrity exemplifies truthfulness, modesty, and trustworthiness.
Respect, because respect exemplifies courtesy, honor, and reverence.
The Black Educational Achievement Movement (BEAM) operates as a
“Sankofa Village” model. Where a collective of Black educational service
providers and Black professionals in both the public and private sectors are committed to reaching back to help our youth, by challenging the insistent disregard of the hopes, dreams and achievements of Black students in the public and private classrooms.
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