Founded in 2004, Sankofa Vision, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating and cultivating the art, culture and community life of people of African descent. Our name Sankofa derives from a West African cultural symbol and proverb that teaches one to honor one’s ancestors and elders while remembering lessons of the past to build the future. Sankofa is a message of inspiration, empowerment and purposeful living.
Our 5 Purposes
- Build positive relationships within our neighborhood.
- Encourage a lifestyle of health, service and environmental awareness.
- Assist families to achieve self sufficiency.
- Develop intergenerational and cross-cultural learning experiences.
Share the wisdom and beauty of African American art and culture.