The last Ann Pale | Let's Talk of 2023 was a transformative workshop and webinar led by the esteemed Nandi Yemòó Safiyah. We delved into the intricate world of head and hair care as Nandi, a dedicated Alchemist and Priestess of Obatala, shared her wisdom. These sessions transcend traditional grooming, offering insights into the spiritual bond between head and hair. Nandi's expertise, coupled with her background as a Reiki Healer, lead into a unique exploration of self-care. Elevating our underst
The Orijin Foundation is thrilled to have been a part of an incredible journey with this group. Pieri Montes entrusted us to put together his 50th birthday celebration trip and donated all proceeds to The Orojon ProjeTogether, they embarked on 10 days of exploration, learning, and immersive experiences in the heart of Rwanda. This captivating journey was captured in all its glory, thanks to the artistic talents of Imbogo Art (Contact on IG @.ImbogoArts or +250 783 884 526 / +250 783 822 065) .
November's topic is Nourishing Food as Therapy Allyson White, a certified clinical herbalist, will lead this illuminating session. We'll dive into essential aspects about nitrition and how to manage the holidays and food as coping mechanism. Orijin Foundation spaces are designed to foster networking, open conversations, and advocate for Language Justice. Thanks to our interpreter, Christelle, who provide simultaneous interpretation in Haitian Creole through Zoom, ensuring everyone can access
October's topic is of utmost importance, especially within the BIPOC community - "Understanding High Blood Pressure."
Natacha Zamor, a seasoned healthcare professional with 25 years of experience as an RN, BSN in both Canada and the US, lead this illuminating session.
The Orijin Foundation is thrilled to have been a part of an incredible journey with this group of inspiring ladies. Together, they embarked on 10 days of exploration, learning, and immersive experiences in the heart of Rwanda. This captivating journey was captured in all its glory, thanks to the artistic talents of Imbogo Art (Contact on IG @.ImbogoArts or +250 783 884 526 / +250 783 822 065) .
Get ready to embark on a journey to wellness through the power of plants. Together, let's cultivate knowledge and growth!
An unforgettable experience as Orijin's Se Pam Collective takes the stage at Water Works Park in Tampa on September 16th, 2023. Their mesmerizing performance, themed around the Middle Passage and the triumph of freedom, is a heartfelt homage to the Igbo culture, brought to life through the captivating Ibo dance and soul-stirring songs. Don't miss this powerful fusion of art and history at the Multicultural Family Fun Day.
Huge thanks to Alexandra Auguste for her invaluable insights on college admissions during our Ann Pale|Let's Talk series. Her expertise truly illuminated our workshop and webinar. Grateful for her contribution to shaping brighter academic futures. As we continue to engage in meaningful conversations and foster a community of learning, we want to normalize dedication to advancing thoughtful dialogue. Here's to a month of enlightenment and growth. Cannot wait for next month's
It was a wonderful evening filled with laughter, conversation, information sharing, and knowledge building! Allyson delivered a robust workshop on digestive health! It is never enough to just give information with no feedback, no explanation, and no validation of understanding. We make sure in our gathering to deliver the information, AND to make sure the application is understood in order for it to become knowledge. The Q & A portion was animated and enriching! Cannot wait for next month's
Traveling with a purpose; 360! We want to offer the experience of connection. Connection with the continent that is the known Motherland to many, but experienced by few. We want to reverse the steam and offer unforgettable memories of Africa. Micah went with us in May 2023 and is returning soon. Mission accomplished!
This experience is engraved in my heart forever! Thank you for trusting us and taking the plunge in this adventure and blessing our organization with your participation. A future high school graduate thanks you! Memories to last a lifetime!
Music: Bigtime by Yvan Buravan
Check out our monthly information session. On March 17th 2023, we were thrilled to host Flore Numa Zamor, a New York Life Insurance Company agent for 1 hour of free consultation on how to prepare for the unexpected.
We apologize, but New York Life Insurance Company requested to remove the informational video from our YouTube channel.
Opening and feeding little minds! Black History month is when we double up on educating ourselves and the generations to come. Building their arsenal for a rich cultural knowledge base. We will explore how music and dance had a much more practical purpose then just entertainment!
In collaboration with 2 HCC Honor students, Orijin Foundation provided a space to initiate a conversation about mental health. The presentation focussed on challenges faced by the youth. Mahalia and Dayana engaged the attendants into an exchange that revealed the need for these types of gathering in the community. "Normalizing mental health conversations" was their battle cry. The guided conversation aimed to provide information about various mental health issues too often ignored, or/and dismissed. They also provided a link to a page listing some resources and organizations who's mission is mental health in the community. Click here for link.
Get to ask the questions that you always wanted, and get educated about ways to protect yourself and the ones you love with sound legal information from an experienced lawyer.
Linda Lee Wynn, PA will spend 1 hour with us and tackle the legal aspects, of this sometimes difficult necessary conversation. living will, power of attorney, end of life decisions; all will be discussed in this 1-hour free educational session.
It was a pleasure to be invited as a guest presenter at the INTERNATIONAL BLACK WOMEN CONGRESS 37TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE in order to talk about Orijin Foundation's approach to disparities through our mission.