Garifuna American Heritage Foundation United, Inc
"We are dedicated to
the preservation of the Garifuna language, culture, history and wellbeing." Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of GAHFU is to
serve the Garifuna-American, Caribbean-American and Central American community in the greater Los Angeles and
Long Beach area, the Untied States and abroad through cultural education programs, outreach, advocacy and
social services programs.
To empower and educate the people about the rich history and values of
Garifuna culture by preserving and disseminating its culture in order to re-acculturate the new generations of Garifuna Americans.
To create innovative educational programs that motivate, expand knowledge, promote its culture in general, enhance Garifuna
awareness for opportunities and foster Garifuna identity. GAHFU believes that having an appreciation of one’s own culture
sets the stage for developing partnership with people who come from culturally diverse backgrounds.
To establish a community cultural center in the Los Angeles County area, where
Garinagu, Caribbean, Central Americans/Afro-Latino from all communities can congregate to preserve the uniqueness of all
cultures. We dedicated to the preservation of the Garifuna culture, language, history, spirituality, music, arts and crafts,
through creative and innovative educational programs by working together with Garifuna and non Garifuna communities to motivate,
expand awareness, and to promote knowledge of cultural pride around the world.
1. To establish a Community Cultural and Learning Center in the Los Angeles county area.
to maintain the Garifuna language and culture alive.
3. Create innovative educational programs that motivate,
expand knowledge, promote its culture in general and enhance cultural awareness.
4. Build a strong Garifuna,
Caribbean, Central American/Afro-Latino community through education and organizing.
5. To establish social
service and immigration programs to address the issues in the underserve Garifuna, Caribbean, Central Americans/Afro-Latino
population in Los Angeles County area.