Taste of Africa is a community organisation set up to inspire and empower Africans living in the Tees Valley area.
It ensures Africans gain tools that will enable them achieve both economic and social independence living.
The organisation provides a collective voice to educate and share information that will enable Africans to work together and make positive contributions to their communities.
The group has requested funding from the PCC for a contribution towards their annual celebration event during Black History Month.
The aim of the celebration event is to showcase African culture arts and tradition and to educate communities on diversity and community cohesion. The funding provided will pay for the venue hire, traditional performers for entertainment and a PA system. The celebration event provides a platform to celebrate culture, share knowledge and promote integration.
It contributes to the economic and cultural diversity in the Tees Valley by helping to improve dialogue and understanding of communities.
It supports the PCC’s objective of Securing the Future of our Communities.