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KGW News – African Youth and Community Organization to open new center in Southeast Portland

August 24, 2023

The nonprofit focuses on supporting diverse families through mentorship, economic development and youth services. The Dream Center will open soon.

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we're hiring

Now Hiring – Newcomer & Afghan Refugee Cultural Navigator

August 8, 2023

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Save the Date: Unleashing Roots – Sept. 28th at the AYCO Dream Center

August 6, 2023

Unleashing Roots – Unleash the Power of Unity

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RESJ 2023

Racial Equity and Social Justice Summer Program for PPS Students

July 5, 2023

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Thank you for building roots to inspire – we are close to the finish line!

June 14, 2023

Thanks for building roots to inspire! Because of these dreamers and visionaries, we are only $350,000 short to completely own our Dream Center. We are very close to the finish…

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AYCO Youth Summer Programs

June 10, 2023

VIEW SUMMER ACTIVITIES CHART > Girls Group Basketball League Soccer Camp Youth Sports Program Arts & Crafts Youth Leadership Program Sailing Program Intro to Computer Programming Back to School Event…

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Thank You Jefferson High School Black Student Union

June 8, 2023

AYCO has been awarded an incredible $10,000 grant by the grant makers from Jefferson High School Black Student Union! Being recognized and supported by the Black Student Success network is…

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Employee Spotlight: Abdinasir Wins The Prestigious Dr. Charles Hopson Memorial Scholarship

June 8, 2023

Congratulations to our very own Abdinasir for winning the prestigious Dr. Charles Hopson Memorial Scholarship offered by the Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators. Abdinasir’s insightful essay on Nodan Nalaye…

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LinkedIn & Headshots

LinkedIn & Headshots – Professional Development Workshop – DATE TBA

June 8, 2023
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Employee Spotlight: Ahmed Qualifies for USA Championships

May 11, 2023

We are thrilled to spotlight one of our very own employees, Ahmed Muhumed, who recently competed in the Sound Running Trackfest in LA, California. Ahmed ran the 5000m on the…

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