About North American Reparations Taskforce
North American Reparations Taskforce North American Reparations Taskforce The North American Reparations Taskforce is established to acknowledge the identity of Afrodescendants worldwide, to recommend the forms that Afrodescendant reparations should take and to guide the international approach to reparations. The North American Reparations Taskforce (NARTF) is a reparations for slavery and Afrodescendant human rights organizational collective. NARTF promotes Afrodescendant human rights awareness (recognition and restoration) and provides access to resources that will further the realization of reparations through a program of public meetings and informative bulletins. The Mission of the NARTF is to facilite obtaining reparations for the Transatlantic Slave Trade by: Asserting that “All Roads Lead To Reparations”, Uniting all organizations or groups that seek reparations or some form of justice for Afrodescendants people, Uniting all Muslim and Non-Muslim Afrodescendants as one Black Family, Acknowledging the identity of Afrodescendants worldwide, Promoting the work of reparations-seeking organizations, Recommending the forms which reparations for Afrodescendants should take, Helping to guide the international approach to reparations for the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and Increasing Afrodescendants awareness and participation in the cause for human rights and reparations for slavery. The All for Reparations and Emancipation Non-Governmental Organization legal team provides research and policy analysis in support of the work and advancement of reparations organizations toward full realization of Afrodescendant human rights and reparations. What We Do “Working For Afrodescendants” From North to South America, the NARTF is bringing about a future where Afrodescendants are an accepted member of the human family of the earth. The NARTF seeks to empower Afrodescendants in all 29 countries by 2011 through delivering public meetings, and bulletins. The NARTF facilitates reparations organizations initiatives. The NARTF ambassadors initiate conversations about Afrodescendants human rights recognition, and reparations for slavery. WHERE WE WORK Slave descendants are not dispersed evenly throughout the globe. They are concentrated in the western hemisphere. NARTF is now focused on at least 29 countries where descendents of slaves reside. Read more… QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUES Afrodescendants share common experiences, including but not limited to second- and third-class living conditions in their resident countries. NARTF knows that meaningful solutions cannot be achieved without working on each area of Afrodescendant life. Therefore, NARTF seeks to reverse negative statistics on quality of life indicators. Coming Soon! INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & POLICY In our human rights focus, NARTF supports the international relations team of All For Reparations & Emancipation (AFRE). AFRE collaborates with the United Nations and with Afrodescendants throughout the Americas bringing about Afrodescendant human rights recognition & restoration, and reparations for slavery. Coming Soon! OUR APPROACH AFRE first notified the United Nations that Afrodescendants worldwide were without a mother tongue. And this recognition drives NARTF activities at every level – local to global. Read more… DIASPORA COMMUNITY ACTION The Afrodescendants who live in the 29 locations NARTF works to empower are a priority. NARTF seeks to increase Afrodescendant awareness of human rights and reparations. NARTF initiatives provide Afrodescendants with the opportunity to reduce poverty, improve living standards and become human rights stewards. Read more… PARTNERSHIPS Human rights transformation doesn’t happen overnight. But awareness grows throughout Afrodescendant populations: people want REAL change. And with Afrodescendants continuing to do what’s needed to even the playing field between Afrodescendants and other cultures, reparations organizations must adapt their strategies to increase milestone achievements. The NARTF’s efforts center on highlighting and facilitating the work of organizations working to obtain reparations.
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