News: We are honored to deliver Genealogy programs at the Freedom House in Grove Hall thanks to the Friends of Dudley Branch Library of BPL.

To register for April 2nd workshop please complete the form below the flyer:


Interested in Registering for the APRIL 2nd workshop (4 tuesday nights)?  Link up with us below (please only register if you are serious about attending…slots fill up fast and there will be a waiting list to replace no shows):

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"Ankobia" in Twi means those who lead the battle in commitment and courage.  Ankobia6 (A6), is a 'finding family roots' program for individuals or small groups of community residents.  It involves research, discovery and presentation (story-telling).  Participants move through six phases of global genealogy and history for beginners (A6):

A1. Why Roots?   A2. Autobiography   A3. Elders   A4. Sasha & Zamani (ancestors 'in' living memory and 'beyond' living memory)   A5. Afrika I Belong (deep ancestry)   A6. Bearing Tradition (sharing/story-telling event)

Do not be mistaken, the object of the man is not to make a carpenter, but the object of a carpenter is to make a man.
— W.E.B. DuBois


Do you run an organization in need of Family Research teaching? Are you coordinating your Family Reunion and want to make the most of it? Are you that 1 person taking responsibility for organizing all the wonderful family history (but feels like its a mess and scattered)? Our Ankobia6 (A6) program is for you. We are all aware of the toll that lack of self-knowledge and self-respect and mis-education can take on our community.  A6 helps:

  1. Build intelligent family research plans.

  2. Generate findings that carry values & traditions forward.

  3. Receive training in basic genealogy research, spreadsheet use, internet navigation and other skills needed to re-construct our own personal family history and align it to the wider global Ourstory.


ReIdren Staff can also map out the specific next steps of your research-to recover your Personal History better, deeper & with meaning.  Why pay someone $55/hr over a 20 hour project plus expenses as a genealogist (sometimes adding up to well over $2,000) when we can teach YOU to do YOUR OWN RESEARCH effectively in just a few hours time to much deeper impact.  All you need is access to the internet & a printer and a library card.  You will soon be discovering information on your family you had NO IDEA about before.  Bring us in today.