Amplifying voices of the communities we serve.

Education, Celebration, Empowerment

What does Sankofa do?

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About Us

Sankofa Community Connection is a 501(c) 3 organization based in Rhode Island.

Since it’s inception, Sankofa Community Connection has inspired a change for the better in the community and is often sought out for its expertise in culturally relevant programming and educational materials by community members, schools and various organizations.

Vision

Since its inception, Sankofa Community Connection has inspired a change for the better in the community and is often sought out for its expertise in culturally relevant programming, educational materials and consultant services by community members, schools and various organizations.

Mission

To increase pride of place within the African American Community of Newport County , through a community-led initiative with  3 main focus areas: 1. Community events and gatherings to increase our social cohesion 2. Community Meetings where we discuss  the impact of institutional racism and racial oppression to promote dialogue and create solutions to the issues  3. Historical Education to reveal, honor and celebrate the cultural heritage of African Americans of early Newport.

Core Values

At Sankofa Community Connection, we strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within our community and schools. Through our work, we will continue to bring awareness, encouragement and education to empower our community members that are not often heard.

Our Services

Everyone can make a difference

There are many different ways to support Sankofa Community Connection and many of them are free.
Please consider putting in just a small amount of your time.

Each of us doing our small part is what makes the world a truly better place for all.

Our Events

Contact Us

2 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840

info@SankofaNewport.org

Telphone: (401) 619-8040

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