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Cheza Nami is a California-based nonprofit organization that  aims to promote cultural education and diversity awareness.

CHEZA NAMI IS SWAHILI FOR...

"Come Play With Me"

Cheza Nami Foundation...

Aims to promote cultural education and diversity awareness in learning institutions, corporations, and communities that foster a more congenial relationship among its members.

Our mission is to preserve and encourage the appreciation of African culture by inspiring and educating the American public about Africa’s extensive and unique attributes, regardless of their heritage of origin. 

Cheza Nami believes in a play-based, experiential approach to education and teaches African culture through dance, play, and movement. We use cultural activities such as dance, drumming, imaginative play, and song to provide interactive, educational experiences. 

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Upcoming Events

12th Annual Taste of Africa Festival

Cheza Nami Foundation, proudly presents the 12th annual Taste of Africa Festival in Livermore. Taste of Africa is a free, outdoor festival showcasing musical and dance performances by local African and African diaspora artists, art exhibits, food, African marketplace, a community art project and a kidzone with a reading corner, crafts and interactive instrument exploration. Returning this year will be our “Moving Together” program, bringing master African & Diaspora Artists for dance and drumming workshops

Programs

ASSEMBLIES, ENGAGEMENT & COMMUNITY

Cheza Nami offers activities to community organizations, schools and corporations while addressing educational and social needs that help foster community building, global citizenship and personal enrichment through our core programs. 

Cultural Arts & Learning
Special Annual Events
Youth Outreach
Summer Camp
Community Drum Circles
Teacher Training