our programs

sierra leone communinty in minnesota


slcm programs

Youth & Culture

The SLCM Youth Ensemble includes community youth from 10 to 20 years. Led by the Youth Director Mimie Mogaka, the youth engage in three areas of activity: Cultural learning and awareness through dance, drama, and music;


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

health & wellness

SLCM leaders have been working collaboratively since 2000 on reducing commercial tobacco harm within our communities of color, working with organizations such as Clearway MN and ANSR-MN on education, cessation, and advocacy

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

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