The Mission of AWE
The Mission of Afro Wisdom Empowerment is to promote the heritage, history and tradition of communities through elders within tribal settings.
The Vision of AWE
A society that does not value Elders is a society without a future.
The Objectives of AWE
The Objectives of AWE: Afro Wisdom Empowerment are as follows:
- To provide a community which will enable elders to be visited and be valued.
- To collect oral histories from elders in tribal rural African communities.
- To build a repository of materials that provides a historical context for rural tribal elders in African communities. (Can be housed in a museum of artifacts.)
- To develop a safe haven for elders to network with each other.
- To provide basic information to elders about healthy aging and the aging process.
- To provide oversight for cultural exchange and commerce related to tribal heritage such as the ACTE program.
- To value the voice, leadership, traditions and experiences of African elders.
- To close the generation gap and facilitate the coexistence between elders and youth.