Ujima Youth Program

Ujima: The principle of collective work & responsibility

Pass the truth to the next generation. Teach them early what we learn late.

The Ujima youth program combines elements of leadership, academic achievement, culture awareness, and self-care. We assist adolescents to find their agency, develop a growth mindset, learn avenues for career aspirations while being given the space to explore!

The Father’s Group offers weekly fun, nurturing, and engaging environment for students to grow and learn after school. Ujima curriculum helps inspire important life skills and instill confidence, fostered by caring volunteers and educators.

The 2023-2024 school year is under way and with school being back, you bet that The Ujima Your Program is BACK as well! We will begin our fall sessions on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at the Deschutes County Library with classes beginning at 3:00 PM and lasting until 5:00 PM. 

The sessions we have planned for this semester are dynamic, interactive and ready to spark the imaginations and whimsy of our students! 

If you would like your child to be involved and would like more information, please contact us on the form below!

Our Upcoming Fall 2024 Semester Classes

Hip Hop History w/The Father’s Group & Friends – October 4, 2023

Class Discussion w/members of The Father’s Group & Friends celebrating the 50 Years of Hip Hip, it’s impact, and reflection on the culture.

Exploration into African Heritage – October 11, 2023
Class taught by Africans and Friends in Central Oregon

Downtown Bike Ride – October 28, 2023
Class ride brought to Ujima via Project Bike

Afrobeats Dance Class – October 25, 2023
Class taught by Fode Sylla 

Field Trip to High Desert Museum – November 1, 2023
Class trip to the High Desert Museum – More info to come

Health and Wellness – November 8, 2023
Class instructor TBA

African American Food History – November 15, 2023
Class instructor TBA

Click Below to View/Download our latest Program Flyer

Pre-Register for the Ujima Youth Program

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Please select “Ujima Youth Program below and click “Register”

Would you like to Contribute to furthering our mission to the education, mentoring and enrichment of our community? Please consider donating to The Father’s Group! Click here to contribute:

P.O. Box 5008
Bend, OR  97708 

Tax ID: 84-2691067


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