Awood Center

Grantee Year: 
2019
City: 
Minneapolis
State: 
Minnesota

The Awood (the Somali word for “power”) Center is a dynamic worker-led organization that creates a culturally and linguistically relevant space to build unity and develop the next generation of leaders in Minnesota's diverse East African communities. The Awood Center is engaging the growing community of 100,000recent immigrants and their families in the Twin-Cities area by educating, organizing, developing leadership and mobilizing to improve the economic and political life of the community and all working people.