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With New Affordable Housing Development, Organization for African Refugees Forced to Relocate

October 28, 2021

A nonprofit organization that serves thousands of immigrants will have to move its Montavilla neighborhood headquarters to make way for an affordable housing development on the city-owned site. While the…

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Portland affordable housing will displace African nonprofit

October 15, 2021

The African Youth & Community Organization says it had hoped to be selected to redevelop their headquarters on 74th Avenue and Glisan Street. A nonprofit serving immigrants and refugees is…

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AYCO facing displacement following government’s decision to nix Dream Center plan

October 14, 2021

October 14, 2021 Executive Director Jamal Dar pledges to find new Dream Center Portland, Ore. — A Portland nonprofit that serves East African immigrant and refugee youth and families is…

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Bike Town Hall Event

Oregon legislators show support for AYCO’s Dream Center during bike town hall

September 18, 2021

  PORTLAND, Ore. — Three of Oregon’s state legislators representing Portland didn’t let a little rain stop them from engaging with community members during a Bike Town Hall event Saturday,…

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Grand Reopening Ceremony for AYCO’s New Center – Oct 14th

September 2, 2021

Please join us in our grand reopening ceremony for our larger office.

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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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