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Join us at Ifetayo

Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy continues to support our community with holistic cultural arts education at the lowest fee structure possible.

The Academy offers African-centered, multidisciplinary programming to all who would like to join. Our offerings include Youth Theater Ensemble, Dance (African, Modern, Hip-Hop, Ballet, and more), Music (West African Drum, Trap Drums, and more), Visual Arts (Fashion, Jewelry, Painting/Sketching, and more), Photography, Martial Arts (Capoeira), Cultural Heritage (Africana Studies), Rights of Passage (Girls/Young Women, Boys/Young Men), Toddler Creative Expressions, and more.

Registration process

Many of our classes are tuition free. We also offer a variety of installment payment plans.

For more information contact info@ifetayo.org.

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Registration

Our registration is online at Active.com please go there in the link provided to get started.

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In Person

You can also come to our offices in person to get your registration filled out with one of our staff members.

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OPEN HOUSES

We hold open houses all year long please email us at info@ifetayo.org for more information.

©2019 Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy

Ubuntu

(Connectedness)
We believe in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity. Ubuntu is a Nguni Bantu term that roughly translates as human kindness. “I am because we are.”

Sankofa

(Critical Reflection)
We believe that learning from the past is critical to building for the future. Sankofa is a word in the Akan language from Ghana that translates as “reach back and get it” (san-to return; ko-to go; fa-to fetch, to seek and take).

Mbongi

(Collective Decision-Making)
We are committed to collective decision making in developing and delivering excellent programs. Mbongi (Kikongo) which means “Place of Learning” and is essentially a system of governance that brings people together to resolve community challenges.

Ifetayo

(Love)
We believe that love is the center of the work that we do. Ifetayo, Yoruba word from Nigeria, West Africa which means love is enough for joy. Restoring love and joy in our community through programming that reflects the richness of African culture.

Kiujumla

(Holistic)
We believe communities are strengthened through approaches that are comprehensive and holistic. We are therefore committed to the development of the whole person; mind, body, and spirit.

Our Values

Kiumjala

(Holistic)
We believe communities are strengthened through approaches that are comprehensive and holistic. We are therefore committed to the development of the whole person; mind, body, and spirit.

Ifetayo

(Love)
We believe that love is the center of the work that we do. Ifetayo, Yoruba word from Nigeria, West Africa which means love is enough for joy. Restoring love and joy in our community through programming that reflects the richness of African culture.

Mbongi

(Collective Decision-Making)
We are committed to collective decision making in developing and delivering excellent programs. Mbongi (Kikongo) which means “Place of Learning” and is essentially a system of governance that brings people together to resolve community challenges.

Sankofa

(Critical Reflection)
We believe that learning from the past is critical to building for the future. Sankofa is a word in the Akan language from Ghana that translates as “reach back and get it” (san-to return; ko-to go; fa-to fetch, to seek and take).

Ubuntu

(Connectedness)
We believe in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity. Ubuntu is a Nguni Bantu term that roughly translates as human kindness. “I am because we are.”