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Tayitu Cultural and Educational Center is established with the ultimate purpose to meet the cultural, social, and artistic needs of the Ethiopian Community in North America, especially in the Washington Metropolitan area. In accomplishing this mission, the Center primarily focuses on producing and presenting theaters, dramas, and literary works to the public while pursuing the lofty goal of supporting the youth in their educational endeavor through tutoring and educational programs. 

"walk in the footprints of his ancestors. This land is a museum of man's ancient history. The American has gone to the moon and found dust, he's going farther away to look for other planets, very good. But know thyself first. That is what I would tell my American friend".

Tsegaye Gebremedhin

Our Mission

  • Supporting the youth in their educational endeavor through tutoring, mentoring, and educational programs,

  • Creating the forum for presenting literary works,

  • Promoting diversity and cultural awareness in American society,

  • Producing and presenting theaters and dramas, which are tailored to promote the youth, women, and children's welfare by catering to the needs of a diversified clientele. 

Our Mission

Our Vision

Tayitu Cultural and Educational Center (TCEC) vision is to be a model educational and literary hub for the Ethiopian and Africans in Diaspora that helps communities revitalize and grow with a dynamic and positively tuned service that uplifts the spirit of the participants while promoting a sense of community that adds value to the melting pot tradition of the metro area.

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