Blog Entry Journey To Radiance, Health & Healing, Education, Youth Development

Journey To Radiance Ep. 9: "Journey to the House of the Children"

In this special back-to-school episode of CBMA's "Journey to Radiance" podcast series, we explore the Ile Omode African-centered school based in Oakland, CA. Ile Omode means “The House of the Children,” and in this episode we explore how the school personnel, parents and students of Ile Omode prepare for the new school year. 

The featured guests on this installment are:

  • Mama Kara, a seasoned educator who is committed to developing and activating the Ase’ of African children.
  • Pierre Scott, a parent at Ile Omode School 
  • Carlynn Scott, a parent & educator Ile Omode School
  • Samahdi Scott, a 7th grade student Ile Omode School
LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE!

ABOUT ILE OMODE:

Ile Omode seeks to create new leaders who borrow from the traditions of our past, but are fully cognizant of their place in this century and the tools it offers. Our young people must see their contribution in the greater effort as envisioned by Dr. W.E.B. DuBois and others. They must speak with authentic voices so that they might answer the call to be human, which as Dr. Maulana Karenga suggest is to "be divine"; seeking the highest good in ourselves and in others. Learn more at http://www.ileomode.org.

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