The mission of the corporation is to contribute to the diversity of NYC's vibrant cultural life and employ the arts as a tool to create a bridge of understanding between people of diverse cultures. Further details of the mission are as follows: 1. To preserve and promote African art forms that serve as a continuum to the historical and classical traditions of Africa with a view to facilitating greater intercultural understanding and peaceful coexistence between people from different parts of the world. 2. To train and engage singers and dancers in the USA to perform traditional and contemporary works by African composers and choreographers. 3. To provide opportunities for the underserved to participate in and view high quality performances. 4. To make African creative products more accessible to the World. 5. To provide opportunities for an international sharing and exchange of ideas. 6. To use the arts to create economic opportunities for the underserved and assist them in any way possible. 7. To organize educational tours to Africa.
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