welcome to the

Sierra Leone Community in Minnesota


mission statement

To serve as an umbrella organization for the Sierra Leonean communities in Minnesota, providing leadership for capacity building, strengthening community, and addressing social needs and disparities

who we are

about us

SLCM is an umbrella organization formed to serve organizations and people within the Sierra Leonean and related communities in the Twin Cities area of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. 

our Programs

Education: Scholarships, STEM, School Supplies

Our education programming focuses on three key areas: Scholarships for college-bound students in Minnesota, Tuition and school supplies support for primary and secondary school students in Sierra Leone, and our Greater STEM programming..

Health and Wellness - Covid 19 Vaccines . . . Tobacco Control

We are working with state and city officials to inform and provide access to Covid-19 vaccines. . . . . . . . . Our tobacco control work continues with constituents meetings and collaboration with ANSR and other advocacy groups

Disaster Relief

After the Ebola crisis of 2014, SLCM set up a special committee to address disaster support in Sierra Leone. The committee also works with local communities in the Twin Cities area to address common concerns such as travel advise, and infection information

Click below to more programs and detailed explanation.

Upcoming Events

Health on the Go! Partnering with Hennepin County to bring wellness to the community.
May 8, 2021 - Stay tuned for location and vaccination registration information!

Sierra Leone is 60! We will have a virtual bash on April 24, 2021. See Calendar of Events below . . .

Support Our Initiatives


Please support our programs with your tax-deductible donation.

our activities

calendar of events

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