MISSION & HISTORY.
Ile Oro is a 501(c)(3) that inspires black excellence and spirituality as a cultural foundation to enhance personal development, deepen familial bonds, and support the community towards creating a legacy that promotes world peace.
For more than 20 years, Ile Oro has impacted the lives of many. Using elements of the African Diaspora, Ile Oro inspires the underserved and provides them with a path for self-expression. Ile Oro prepares individuals and their families to achieve their aspirations as they strive towards achieving their very own best potential.
Ile Oro means House of Wealth in the Yoruba language and is the place where our community uplifts our aWe help to improve the mindset of excellence in the community. We mold skills for holistic healing, artistic behaviors for creative expression, and character-building to achieve this excellence. Many of our events are open to the public and free of charge. We welcome everyone and ensure equity, inclusion, and accessibility. In practice, our tradition teaches us to humble ourselves, be compassionate, and service the community; in essence, this is a good character in West African culture. We specifically do not discriminate against BIPOC, LGBTQ+, people with disability, and neuro-divergent populations. We will remain open to perspective and lived experience and seek to understand how gender identity may be part of finding one’s place in the world.