AYCO seeks to address the unique hurdles faced by African refugees and immigrants. Immigrant lack of foundational civic, cultural and educational knowledge affect their health, education, employment, housing, family stress, emotional isolation and discrimination. This population is largely a tight-knit community who greatly value and trust. AYCO as a guiding force as they settle and navigate local services, from bus lines to education to public assistance. By facilitating positive communication with local public institutions and services, AYCO performs an invaluable service to the Portland area.
Thanks to #Nike, #Metro Park, #ODE, #DHS, #Colli’s, #OCF for their generosity and partnership!