Watu Moja seeks to connect African American and Afro Latino youths to the people and cultures of the global Afrikan community; cultures both within the Afrikan continent and throughout the Afrikan Diaspora.
Watu MOja x WHYY
The Watu Moja crew caught up with WHYY to talk about activism, art, Black Lives Matter and more. Special thanks to WHYY and NPR for giving us the opportunity. Click the link below to read the full article.
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meet the team
Watu Moja's leadership is an invaluable and extraordinary collective of young professionals ranging from grassroots activists, graphic designers, teachers, storytellers, and intellectuals. The Watu Moja crew has built a tribe over the years that has formed in us a gift and a heart to serve the world around us. Get to know us as we would love to get to know you.
president - Ayinde Merrill
Ayinde serves as the President Watu Moja. As a graduate from Rutgers Camden with a degree in Africana Studies he loves studying different schools of Black thought. Dedicated to the empowerment of Black and Brown people,...
A Camden city native Amadi currently serves as the treasurer of Watu Moja. A graduate from Chestnut Hill College with a degree in Psychology, she has passion to promote mental health awareness within the black and brown community....
Graduate of Rutgers University - Camden in the field of Digital Media & Society, Reet serves as Watu Moja's Creative Director. An art lover of all forms, from poetry to graphic design....
Rev. Timothy Merrill
Rev. Tim Merrill is a Fellow at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative. He has served the young people of his native City, Camden, New Jersey, for over 40 years. In his work there, he has served as an education advocate, a youth and young adult leadership development specialist, counsellor, mentor, faith leader, and has worked with members of the city’s criminal youth underworld to develop and encourage avenues for them to leave the world of criminality and pursue productive lifestyles.