Celebrating and Uplifting Black Women Unseen in the
Afro-Latin Dance Industry
To recover through difficulties, come back quickly through toughness.
The ability to mentally or emotionally cope with a crisis, situation, and/or to return to normality quickly. Resilience exists when the person uses "mental processes and behaviors in promoting personal assets and protecting one's self from the potential negative effects of environmental stressors".
Black women in the Afro-Latin dance scene have been overlooked and devalued for many years, yet they continue to strive to be acknowledged in the industry. Black women focus on encouraging each other to stay in the game and put their best dance forward.
Mission, Purpose, Vision
Mission: To provide a space for the Afro-Latin dance community to connect and learn from the talented Black female artists in the industry and to connect with their stories.
Purpose: To celebrate and acknowledge the contribution that Black women have made in the Afro-Latin dance industry who have not been giving their due opportunity in the community
Vision: To bring awareness and to increase the hiring of Black female artists as instructors, performers, and DJs to congresses, festivals, weekenders, and other Afro-Latin dance events.
RDF is a one-of-a-kind event that headlines Black women in the Latin dance scene. Get ready for 3 exciting days with some of the most influential Queens Unseen in the industry. A weekend of training, empowering, learning, solving, and loving all in the comfort of your own home.
Each day will be filled with powerful symposiums, inspiring workshops, uplifting networking opportunities, and an amazing virtual performance.
How does this work?
RDF will use an online meeting platform to connect with all participants. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation of your receipt and a second email to access to the private groups where the festival will be held.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I can’t make it?
If you are unable to make it during the allotted times, no problem--you will not miss a beat. You can catch the replay, which will stay online for you forever.
Is this event for everyone?
It sure is!! Everyone is welcomed. As a matter of fact, that is what we want. We want everyone to get an opportunity to experience and learn from these amazing artists.