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Our mission is to serve families of color in Evanston that have been marginalized by systemic racism. We achieve this by providing families access to resources that guide their children through mentorship programs, academic supports, discovery opportunities and positive real world experiences.
Payton, 8th grader
"It's about educating yourself and I love that KUUMBA Evanston helps educate kids in my community"
"The KUUMBA family stays connected. It's not just the summer, its yeararound"
Sofia, KUUMBA Parent
"KUUMBA taught me that
hard work pays off"
Takoda, 8th grader
Together, we can do so much more.
We collaborate with many different partners to expand the reach, diversity, and availability of our programs for black youth in Evanston. The following is a short list of just some of the incredible partners who assist us in carrying out our work.
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