American Indian Mothers Inc., is committed to compassionate services that will improve the quality of life for families through health, agriculture, and educational programs while empowering women through cultural sensitivity and spiritual awakening.
American Indian Mothers Inc., is a leading force in empowering families and filling in the gaps in services throughout the rural community.
American Indian Mothers Inc. (AIMI) is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization serving the education, health, social service, agriculture, and cultural needs of Native Americans and indigenous people residing in North Carolina. We are located at 120 South Main, Red Springs, North Carolina. AIMI was founded November 1st 2000, by Beverly Collins-Hall, Janice Oxendine and Christine Locklear American Indian (AI) Women, as a community-based organization, mandated to improve the status of American Indians, and to foster inter-cultural understanding among the AI Tribes and Organizations throughout North Carolina, USA and Canada.
Since its inception, AIMI has grown into a multi-faceted social support agency, with model programs such as Three Sisters Farm, Cannery and Co-op. AIMI has a staff of 10 and many volunteers that serves the estimated 30,000 Native and Non-Native Americans in North Carolina.
AIMI membership is currently composed of American Indian Women from different tribes and organizations. American Indians migration between rural and urban centers and reservations demonstrates the inter-relatedness of all-American Indians and from this reality emerges the recognition that our issues and concerns are truly shared.
AIMI’s philosophy is that solutions can be shared as well; AIMI provides programs in continuing education, job training and placement; health education, nutrition and fitness and services referral; HIV referral and case management services; and counseling programs for alcoholism and substance use through traditional principles and practices of the First Peoples.
AIMI also sponsors programs in cultural enrichment through a performing arts program and the first American Indian Organic Farm and Training Facility in North Carolina.
We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization which consist of a statewide group of women who are striving to fill in gaps in services throughout the rural community. AIMI’s programs and serves are not limited to American Indians.
As advocates for the American Indian Mothers Inc., the Executive Board is committed to provide excellent leadership according to the bylaws.
AIMI visited the Passamaquoddy Tribe in support of getting their "Land Back," one of the latest successes for Indigenous peoples in the US. Support AIMI as we continue to fight for Indigeous people and communities everywhere.
American Indian Mothers( AIMI) is a non-profit organization that uniquely embraces the needs of native and non-native communities.
AIMI envelopes the eight directions of the medicine wheel, the sacred hoop, focuses on: agriculture, business, culture, multicultural, education, health, government, and homeland security. Together the directions focus on improving the quality of life through intertribal collaborations.
Executive Board Mission Statement: As advocates for the American Indian Mothers Inc., the Executive Board is committed to providing excellent leadership according to the established by-laws.
Beverly Collins-Hall BA, Christine Locklear MA, Janice Oxendine BA
Chair: Janice Oxendine Vice Chair: Shelia Brayboy MA Secretary: Michelle Centers, BA
Treasurer: Nyla McIntyre At Large: Carrie Jones World Ambassador: Sharon Byrd MD
Multi-Cultural Diversity Ambassador: Dorathy Barker Legal Advisor: Eric Carter
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Farm workers & Meat processing facility workers can apply for the One-time payment of $600 with proof of identity and employment at a meat processing facility or farm.