AFENI SHAKUR, FOUNDER

Afeni Shakur (Photo © Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Afeni Shakur was an activist and businesswoman who was the mother of Icon Tupac Shakur and daughter Sekyiwa Shakur. Afeni formed the Foundation to bring quality arts training to young people. During the past 20 years, a broad range of creative arts training was offered via annual Performing Arts Day Camps which were held at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts, in Stone Mountain Georgia. Today, the focus of TASF is to support overall mental health and wellness, and to continue to use the Creative Arts as a tool for healing and personal growth.