"I am passionate about learning and sharing knowledge with my people. Working with young people fuels my spirit. Seeing my village progress and develop feeds my soul."
- Kemi Abifarin
With over 20 years of experience in arts, culture, and education, Kemi is an expert leader in program and staff development, cultural arts workshops, and uplifting, healing practices.
She brings passion into any learning environment using her expertise in arts education and culturally relevant pedagogy. Whether in-person or virtual, in the classroom, communal space or in a private sacred space, her energy is unmatched. Kemi brings a fresh perspective and cultural wisdom to every session.
Yeye's Academy is an Afro-Literacy service that offers arts infused and culturally relevant curriculum development and materials. Yeye's Academy includes storytelling events, a live podcast, and educational consultations.
Eluvation, LLC is a collaboration of Kemi's family to provide products and services to cultivate a space - virtually or physically, where people can create their own “medicine bags” of cultural tools that can be used in everyday life. Our goal is to provide the things that allow people to love on themselves in so many ways that they have no choice but to elevate.
Arts & Education
Holistic & Spiritual Workshops
Arts Infused Instruction & Training
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Yeye's Academy Education Station and Curriculum Materials
"The children are enjoying the body movements, learning new languages and being involved"
- Ms. B, Petersburg, Virginia Public Schools Teacher
"I love the earrings, Sis! Research and style, Issa whole vibe!" - Green Dot 4th Annual Legacy Conference Participant
"Kemi helps people become the best version of themselves."
- Quaocha Woody, Holistic Wellness Coach