The AWC has been working hard to develop to its fullest potential and to provide culturally competent services. The following are a few of the ways we have worked to accomplish this.
Recruited and connected 200 Women to different African communities.
Recruited members from 31 African countries.
Established 18 community partnerships.
Held more than 10 general meetings.
Offered more than 12 trainings and workshops to target populations.
Helped families in their resettlement process.
Participated in the Cascade African Film Festival as a way of promoting the African heritage.
Designed and implemented cultural appropriate programs for refugee women.
Attended leadership training with Refugee Women Network in South Dakota.
Attended leadership training with Spring Institute in Oregon.
Participated in 6 training workshops with Technical Assistance for Community Services (TACS).
Successfully advocated for the African community to receive fund from Multnomah County in Portland
Oregon to start a SUN program at King Elementary school in NE Portland.
Advocated for Oregon to start a SUN program at King Elementary School in NE Portland.