COLORADO-BASED EDUCATION RESOURCES Abwenzi African Studies (Letters from Africa)
Address: PO Box 1962, Basalt, CO 81621
Tel: 970-927-2689 Fax: 970-927-2690 Email: email@example.com
Abwenzi African Studies is a nonprofit organization that promotes cross-cultural education, friendships and understanding between Americans and Africans. . Letters from Africa is an Emmy Award winning children’s special. Young pen pals from Colorado and Malawi exchange letters, pictures and videos in this special documentary. We are expanding our pen pal and educational opportunities to students nationwide with school programs, study guides and videos. Currently, Abwenzi is compiling a "Letters from Africa"/Malawi Study Guide to help teachers provide more African Studies opportunities in their classrooms. The guide is designed for use in grades 3-5, 7-9, 10-12.
Address: 1405 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: 303-442-2637 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Africa Centre is a non-profit project aimed at increasing social awareness and knowledge of Africa by providing information, materials and services to the local and national community. Africa Centre also seeks to enhance the knowledge of children and adults about African politics, natural resources, arts and culture. Resources and services include a reference library, slides, videos, music, curriculum guides, workshops and a calendar of local events.
Africa Today Associates, Inc
Contact: Eileen McCarthy Arnolds, Executive Administrator
Tel: 303-871-4444 Email: email@example.com
Jim Scarritt, President, James.Scarritt@colorado.edu
Ed Hawley, Vice President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter Van Arsdale, Treasurer, email@example.com
Address: 2200 S. Josephine St., International House, Denver, CO 80208
Africa Today Associates is an organization based at the University of Denver involved in research, human rights advocacy, and scholarship on African affairs. Our purpose is to spread knowledge and concern about the human rights crisis in Africa. Africa Today organizes the annual Julius Nyerere Memorial Seminar that brings students, scholars, and activists together to discuss issues related to human rights in Africa. African Awareness Expos, Inc.
Contact: Emei Endinma
Address: 16574 E Kansas Place, Aurora, CO 80013
Tel: 303-750-8514 Cell: 720-338-5171
African Awareness Expos is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting African culture. We provide education on African culture in the areas of African arts, crafts, music and history. Programs include African music and cuisine, arts, and fashion. These programs are offered to schools, corporations, government agencies, churches and festivals.
Contact: Adenike Parker
Address: PO Box 54, Broomfield, CO 80038
Tel: 303-665-0718 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn conversational Swahili in ten weeks. Swahili is the beautiful and poetic language of East Africa. Spoken by approximately 100 million people in several countries, it is Africa’s most widely understood language. Our Swahili courses are based on the total immersion approach to language instruction. Classes are taught in Boulder and Aurora. Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Contact: Terry Nelson
Address: 2401 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80205
Tel: 720-865-2401 Fax: 720-865-2081 Email: email@example.com
Our Mission is to serve as an educational and cultural resource for the people of Denver, Colorado, and the world, focusing on the history, literature, art, music, religion, and politics of African Americans in Colorado and throughout the Rocky Mountain West. Conference on World Affairs
University of Colorado
Address: 1424 15th St, UCB Box 465, Boulder, CO 80309-0465
Tel: 303-492-2525 Fax: 303-492-3934 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Colorado's Conference on World Affairs was founded in 1948, originally as a forum on international affairs. The CWA has expanded rapidly and now every year in April approximately 100 participants representing a wide range of backgrounds gather in Boulder for what the New York Times calls "a week-long extravaganza of discussion and debate" on over 175 non-academic, cross-disciplinary panels, plenary sessions and performances.
Ghada Kanafani Elturk
Address: PO Drawer H, Boulder, CO 80306
Boulder Public Library Outreach Librarian Global Education Fund
Address: 1057 Eighth Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: 303-415-9935 Email: email@example.com
The Global Education Fund (GEF) is a nonprofit charitable organization working to see that books get in to the hands of the most needy children in the world. To date GEF has sent aid to fifteen countries, two of which are in Africa (Uganda and Ghana). GEF sends books primarily to children living in orphanages and is run by volunteers and interns from the University of Colorado-Boulder.
The Institute for African American Leadership
Contact: Stephanie King
Address: 2590 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: 303-444-3040 Email: Malaika Pettigrew at firstname.lastname@example.org
http://bcn.boulder.co.us/community/ubwbv or http://www.africaproject.org
The Institute for African-American Leadership (IAAL) is a yearlong leadership and community development/service project for students between the ages of 12 and 18.
Institute of International Education, Rocky Mountain Regional Center
Contact: Karen De Bartolome, Director
Address: 104 Broadway, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203
Tel: 303-837-0788 Fax: 303-837-1409 Email: email@example.com
http://www.iie.org or http://www.denverworldaffairscouncil.org
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is a global organization founded in 1919 and committed to fostering a world of international cooperation. We support activities and initiatives related to international business, diplomacy, education, the environment, world hunger and arms control. Members of the Rocky Mountain Regional Center of IIE enjoy opportunities to participate in regional IIE programs, including activities sponsored by IIE’s three divisions: Denver World Affairs Council; Fulbright, Scholarship and Exchange Programs; and International Visitor Program.
International English Center
Mailing address: 63 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0063
Address: 1030 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Tel: 303-492-5547 Fax: 303-492-5515 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The International English Center, established in 1975, helps advance the mission of the university through English language training and cultural orientation.
Tel: 720-327-3570 Email: email@example.com
The Kudzidza Foundation is a non-profit working to establish and maintain a bridge of mutual education between the U.S. and Zimbabwe. In the Shona language of Zimbabwe, Kudzidza means “education”. We offer programs to support the lives of children and adults of Zimbabwe as well as other African communities. We work with children and adults in the United States to share the traditional lifestyles of the African people. Songs are used in the African culture to pass on values, history and traditions. The best way to educate America is through our dynamic performances. Moyo Nguvu
Address: 1660 Gilpin Street, Denver, CO 80218
Tel: 303-377-2511 Fax: 303-321-1788 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Moyo was founded in 1990 and is the first Pan-African cultural and healing arts center in Colorado. We teach holistic medicine and maintain a clinic, as well as implement one of the oldest and most successful youth rites of passage programs in the USA. We teach children and adults about African/African-American culture through African dance, music, martial arts, history, language and values. We offer online interactive classes as well as a variety of workshops and performances.
Read More Books and Books for Africa
Contact: Awon Atuire
Tel: 303-355-4148 Email: email@example.com
"Read More Books" and the Africa Centre's "Books for Africa" program facilitate linkages between local Colorado schools and schools in Africa. The central mission of these partnerships is to promote reading and literacy, by responding to the material needs of rural schools in countries such as Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe. In fulfilling these needs, critical educational supplies are provided to African schools, and students in Colorado gain experience in international community service.
Our name ‘Read More Books’ is derived from an inspirational message from the children of Cape Coast Castle Children’s library, our first community project in Ghana.
Tinansa Intercultural Service Learning Program
Contact: Melissa Nix
Tel: 303-458-4217 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tinansa offers a consciously balanced academic and experiential learning program that explores the connections between West African history and heritage and African American social thought and experience. It is a cooperative effort of Regis University, participating Denver schools, the Africa Centre, Greater Park Hill Community, Inc., and Cape Coast Children’s Library.
In 2004, 10 selected high school and university students combined academic study at Regis University, service experience in Cape Coast, Ghana, and community action in the Denver area. The project allowed these students to work side-by-side with African school children to renovate/expand a children’s library. The Children’s library of Cape Coast Castle was chosen because in addition to the need for resources and the focus on literacy, the very location of the library in one of the most renowned former slave forts served as an important location to pursue some of the spiritual and healing work that could come about as a part of the experience.
The program is organizing another experience for the summer of 2006 and will be open to Regis undergraduate students.