Boafo Ye Na“The rarity of a willing helper.”
The Theater for Humanity logo is based on the Adinkra symbol Boafo Ye Na.
The symbol in the Theater for Humanity logo is called Boafo Ye Na (pronounced: boh-ah-foh yeh
Boafo Ye Na expresses the Akan social thought and code of conduct that recognizes that genuine help is golden and does not easily come by.
patronage, cooperation & teamwork.
Theater for Humanity and the person who brings it to a community is a rare helper. It is genuine help for an entire community. It seeks to create wholeness by repairing the damaged and the destroyer, seeing them all as one.
Artists who implement the Theater for Humanity program bring together formerly incarcerated persons and law enforcement officers to learn storytelling, dialogue, produce an original devised play
For the law enforcement population, Theater for Humanity provides an opportunity to discuss their experiences – highlighting times where they themselves have felt oppressed and marginalized