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AYCO Year-End Report 2020

February 1, 2021

An overview of the services AYCO has provided amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic. VIEW REPORT >

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AYCO New Dream Center

December 12, 2020

Check out our new Dream Center located- 432 NE 74th AVE, Portland Oregon 97213. The COVID-19 pandemic has been detrimental to the livelihoods of all people across the world, and…

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AYCO World partners with Sunshine Division to host free dinner

June 3, 2020
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COVID-19 Impact

April 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been detrimental to the livelihoods of all people across the world, and has been extremely critical to the working class, living on the margins, with no…

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Wadajir Event

April 4, 2020

December,28,2019-A great Conference of the African Youth Community of Oregon (AYCO). First Annual Wadajir Event Assessing the stigmas in the African Community. More than 250 youth and parents Participated!

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January 18, 2020

We have been busy at AYCO this last year, expanding our programs and building our team. We are excited to offer upcoming soccer camps, basketball leagues, citizenship classes and much…

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Basketball League Recruits Somalian Kids from the Community

January 4, 2018

On Friday evenings, the Montavilla Community Center gets loud, as 40 some odd boys dribble, shoot and dunk. Through a partnership between Portland Parks & Recreation and the African Youth…

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Hoop dreams: AYCO building community through basketball

December 29, 2017

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Keeping youth engaged is difficult enough at times but the challenge is even tougher for a kid and their family who are adjusting to life in…

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Thriving on the Court – Immigrant youth start new basketball league

November 28, 2017

A new basketball league is geared toward Portland’s immigrant population and focused especially on helping youth of Somali and east African descent meet the challenges of life in a new…

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