Youth Programs

Youth programs are developed for students success. Designed to support children not only academically, but socially and emotionally, making sure every child succeeds.
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SUMMER DAY CAMP

  • Meet new friends
  • Free Meals
  • Fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Activities
  • Hydroponics
  • Special Guests
  • Field Trips
  • Chess club
  • West African drum and dance
  • Basket Ball
  • Volley Ball
  • Soccer
  • Empowerment workshops
  • Male Mentoring Program

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AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

  • Tutoring in Math and Literacy
  • On site Child and Family Therapists
  • Free Snack and Dinner
  • Field trips
  • Spanish Club *
  • Chess Club *
  • Library
  • Community Garden *
  • Computer Lab
  • Yoga
  • West African drum and dance
  • Fun STEAM Activities
  • Snack Pack Program
  • Transportation coming soon

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RITES OF PASSAGE

  • Social Support
  • Character Building
  • Mentorship
  • Responsibility
  • Ownership
  • Identity

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Cultural Enrichment

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WEST AFRICAN DRUM & DANCE

Partnering with The Sesh Project to offer youth free weekly African drum and dance class.Read More »
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YOGA

Partnering James Woods, Yoga Dude to provide youth with prevention and intervention skills to help them develop into strong, healthy, resilient community members.Read More »

Parent Empowerment Resources

VOLUNTEER

PROGRAM CALENDARS

PARENT WORKSHOPS

Events Calendar

26may10:00 am11:20 amDance Fitness ClassWith Makeda Kumasi10:00 am - 11:20 am Akoma Unity Center, 1367 N. California St

26may11:30 am1:00 pmExpress Yourself Through JazzWith Makeda Kumasi11:30 am - 1:00 pm Akoma Unity Center, 1367 N. California St

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'Where the Heart Is'

Akoma Unity Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Akoma Unity is headquartered at the Anne Shirrells Park Community Center, a permanent fixture in the community we serve. Akoma Unity Center is fulfilling its desire to unify, support, educate, heal and empower communities of color through organizing, economic growth, and youth development. Providing wrap-around services and programs to at-risk youth and families in need. Programs include; Afterschool Program, Summer Youth Program, SOUL FOOD Family Dinner Night, male mentoring program, Rites of Passage, Advocacy for youth of color, STEAM Fair- Back to School Giveaway and Toy/Coat giveaway. Recently, awarded NonProfit of the year 2017, Akoma Unity Center has helped over 1,000 families and is on their way to serving twice as many this year. Akoma Unity Center remains a liaison for organizations of color that supports the entire community, regardless of differences.

Our Mission

To unify, support, educate, heal and empower People of Color through organizing, economic growth and youth development.

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