Dan'etta Adewole-Jimenez

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Dan'etta Adewole-Jimenez

Dan'etta Adewole-Jimenez is responsible for the management and development of Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute’s education, family programs, prospective new gallery initiatives, and the Center’s ICA Fellowship Program for arts professionals. Ms. Jimenez was Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute’s first Director of Education and served for over 10 years. During her tenure, she developed the Center’s formative cross-cultural, African Diaspora-based curricular programs comprised of performance, visual, dance, and spoken word traditions. Prior to rejoining CCCADI, she was the Director of Education & Public Program at the Museum for African Art, and prior to that served as the Director of Education and Public Programs at the Weeksville Heritage Center.[1]

She was raised in New Orleans and Honolulu.


Ms. Jimenez holds a MS. Ed. degree in Museum Leadership from Bank Street College of Education, a B.A. in Liberal Studies conferred by Excelsior College, and program certification in Ethnic Studies from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a program concentration in African American, Asian, and Pacific Islander communities.[2]


In 1993 Dan'etta Adewole-Jimenez wote an article for Forward Motion September/October issue on Y.E.S. (Youth Empowerment School. She was a founder.

Forward Motion


In 1994 Dan'etta Adewole-Jimenez, Martha Cameron, Phyllis Eckhaus, Tom Goodkind,, Rebecca Minnich, Eric Odell were members of the editorial collective of Forward Motion, the journal of Freedom Road Socialist Organization.[3]

In January 1995 the Editorial Collective of Freedom Road Socialist Organization magazine Forward Motion consisted of Dan'etta Adewole-Jimenez, Martha Cameron, Martin Eder, Jon Levine, Rebecca Minnich, Dennis O'Neil, Eric Odell, Maria Elena Mendez.


  1. staff, accessed May 2016
  2. staff, accessed May 2016
  3. {Forward Motion 58,Summer 1994]