About Somali Community Center of Colorado
Somali Community Center of Colorado Somali Community Center of Colorado 1 - Mission Statement: Our aim is to provide the Somali Community with assistance to become self-sufficient providing education, access to technology, and assistance to integrate into the American society. Also to reach out to other, under-served Communities. 2 - About Us: Based in Denver, the Somali Community Center of Colorado was established in 1999 to promote education and cultural awareness, and to provide social and business programs for refugees and immigrants. SCCC is a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. We kindly accept any donations. Our staff and board of directors include multilingual educators, business professionals, and volunteers with many years of experience in responding to the needs of refugees and Somali immigrants through our refugee service. 3 - Objectives: To increase community awareness pertaining to the differences of American culture and the Somali culture and promote a smooth transition into American culture. To promote the growth of the Community Center through networking with similar organizations, fundraising functions, and utilizing volunteers (especially Somali refugee volunteers) to reach out to the community as a whole. To promote self-sufficiency through workshops, and educational seminars including but not limited to: Health Awareness, Community Referrals, English as a Second Language workshops, programs specifically geared towards refugee children, and assistance with Citizenship Training.
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