Women’s empowerment (n): the increase in the overall position, condition, and status of women in every sphere of life. This increase in access includes, but is not limited to, opportunities such as: Education Safety Access to childcare Vocational training (learning job-specific skills) Equal pay Holding political positions Mentorship Freedom to demand gender equality Empowering women … Continue reading Women’s Empowerment at Sunu 2017
Our 2017 team has already reached the one-week countdown to the start of the 5th annual Sunu Thiossane summer arts and English immersion! We have spent the past week registering students, planning curriculum for the women’s empowerment theme, and checking out the program location. Sunu 2017 will be held at the SOS Village d’Enfants, a … Continue reading One Week Countdown
Sunu Thiossane 2016, meaning the last 5 weeks of my life, has been something I will never be able to forget, truly a life changing expereince. It was intense, hot, made up of long days full of language barriers, delicious food, amazing people, and so many open hearts and minds. Personally, I am still trying … Continue reading “Work Hard, Play Hard, Laugh Harder”: A Reflection from an Intern
Meet Sunu Thiossane Summer Camp Teaching Artist, Serigne Mansour Fall, who is a 29-year old graffiti artist, designer,writer, comic book artist, and Pan African activist through Black Panther spirit. He is the founder and president of the RBS Crew – one of the most critically acclaimed graffiti artists collectives within the African continent. Join him at www.rbscrew.com/MADZOO
Tomorrow is the big day! We are so excited to showcase our students’ work so we wanted to share a preview of the components of the show. There will be an art exhibition… A dance/spoken word performance… And the early premier of our film, “Larabilaran: Le Talibé Et Moi”… Can’t wait to see everyone at … Continue reading Yaakaar is tomorrow!
Today at Camp our students worked hard in their morning English classes and really brought it for rehearsal. If today was any indication of what’s to come on Friday, everyone better get ready! Get your tickets for Yaakaar through at students at Sunu Thiossane or day of event. Can’t wait to see you there!