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Gate of no return

Why I founded the Djimon Hounsou Foundation

November 11, 2021

Actor & humanitarian Djimon Hounsou explains his motivation for establishing his own nonprofit.

Partner Events

Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners’ Charity Day 2021: Never Forget by Giving Back

September 10, 2021

Honoring those lost 20 years ago on 9/11 through a virtual day of hope and charity with support from Patrick Dempsey, Sean Penn, Djimon Hounsou, Julian Edelman, and other celebrities.

Partner Events

Djimon joins Salesforce Town Hall Meeting

May 04, 2021

A Conversation on how to build a movement for Pan-African identity with the dedicated team at Salesforce.org.

Partner Events

Salesforce organizes Interactive Firechat with Djimon Hounsou

April 19, 2021

Djimon Hounsou to join the Salesforce Nonprofit Summit in an Interactive Firechat with the VP of the Nonprofit Times, Paul Clolery.

Voices for Africa

The Artwork ‘Africa’ by Graphic Artist Patrick Thomas

November 12, 2020

How the artwork Africa by renowned graphic artist Patrick Thomas became a powerful symbol of the Djimon Hounsou Foundation.

Gate of no return

Beninese Government to collaborate with Djimon Hounsou Foundation

January 13, 2020

At a press conference in Cotonou, Beninese Sports Minister Oswald Homeky announces the Goverment's support for the Gate of Return Marathon & Festival.

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