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Kuumba Evanston is a local non-profit organization made up of a group of community members, coaches and educators whose mission is to serve families of color that have been marginalized by systemic racism.
We provide resources and opportunities that guide 3rd–8th grade black and brown children through mentorship programs, academic supports, discovery opportunities and positive real world experiences.
"KUUMBA taught me that hard work pays off"
Payton, 8th grader
"It's about educating yourself and I love that KUUMBA Evanston helps educate kids in my community"
Takoda, 8th grader
Sofia, KUUMBA Parent
"The KUUMBA family stays connected. It's not just the summer, its yeararound"
We thank our partners in making a positive IMPACT
It takes a village to help us provide access and opportunities. We thank our partners for lending us a hand and a heart!
Kuumba; To do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
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