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Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Travel to Nigeria This Summer!

Posted by ADRSA on Saturday, April 13, 2013, In : Events 

Interested in traveling to Nigeria this summer? Join the Orisa Community Development Corporation on their Journey to Yorubaland! The two-week journey will take travelers to sacred sites in Ile-Ife, Osogbo, Oyo, and Ibadan, the highlight of which will be a pilgrimage to the world famous Osun Osogbo Festival. Travelers will also have the opportunity to present a workshop of their choosing to Nigerian youth at the Orisa CDC's Third Empowerment Retreat and to attend the Afro-Identity at the Cros...

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ADRSA Featured in the Harvard Gazette

Posted by ADRSA on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Publications 

An article about our inaugural conference has been covered by the Harvard Gazette. An excerpt:

"The conference seemed to say: Bring the body back to spirituality. It also seemed to say: Bring back the portability of the sacred. In a gathering whose main theme was divine space, a lesson emerged from Africa’s spiritual diaspora: In a world of churches, temples, and mosques, the sacred does not require a building; it is present in everyday life."

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