(Special Interest Circles)
The overwhelming importance of education as a vital component of human development is a must for our community. The mission of the Education division of the NBCOE will be to gather, educate, and share information with the African community that will not only highlight our history and traditions but current resources for the healthy and whole development of our people. Acting as a purveyor of valuable knowledge resources, this Ministry will move to disseminate this wealth in learning as to not only bank (library) this knowledge but to also create avenues for sharing, such as workshops and various and inclusive learning opportunities for all.
PAN AFRICAN AFFAIRS
The mission of the Pan African Affairs Ministry is...
The mission of the Technology Ministry is to provide knowledge of new technologies and how to benefit from the new technologies.
We will share technology information for others to share with their respective communities
Social Networking and Engagement
As Elders in and of African communities and networks in the United States, our mission of the Social Networking and Engagement Ministry is to:
Clarify, demonstrate, and establish the socio-cultural-spiritual context and role of Elders and Elder wisdom in our families, villages, communities, and networks;
Engage (as Elders) with all members and segments of the African and African diaspora community in educational, experiential, cultural, social, and community-building activities.
Collaborate with community members to establish and measure progress on actionable community goals and objectives.
Support the concept of Pan Africanism as a unifying identity and cultural value for Africans throughout the African diaspora and particularly in the United States.
We will share information for others to share with their respective communities