ReAfrikanization in a Changing World:
Nationbuilding Strategies for Organizing Family and Community
April 7 – 9, 2023
- What is an appropriate definition of “Nationbuilding” given the historical, philosophic, political, economic and cultural conditions/constraints of Afrikans in the Americas?
- What lessons and strategies do the historic models of “Nationbuilding” in ancient and traditional Afrika provide for us today?
- What lessons and actionable principles can be learned from the liberation movements of the mid to late twentieth century?
- What are the specific social/political/economic conditions of Afrikans in America that warrant “Nationbuilding” strategies and action?
- What is an appropriate definition of strategy?
- What current theorists, activists, historians, philosophers/thinkers, elders… have made substantive and concrete/palpable/working…contributions to the current dialogue and institution building… efforts?
WORKSHOP TRACKS INCLUDE:
- An Afrikan Perspective on History and Identity: The Historical Spirocycle
- Onyame Nhye-hyee – A Paradigm of ReAfrikanization, Nationbuilding and Family Development / Ankobea Leadership Training Retreat
- Gender Session: Role of Afrikan men/women in the establishment and maintenance of substantive personal relationships and Community Development
FAMILY & INSTITUTION DEVELOPMENT:
- Family in Nationbuilding: Definition, Formation, organization, Mission and Accountability
- Organization and Institutional Formation, Mission, Strategy and in Facilitating Nationbuilding
- Development, Role and Strategies of Community Institutions in Nationbuilding
- Nationbuilding in Times of Social Crisis
- Nationbuilding: Definitions and Strategic Actions
- Implementation and Accountability
CONFERENCE FEES (TBA):
Weekend (Sankofa Journal included in weekend fee)
Youth (13 – 17)
Youth (13 – 17)