THE AFRICAN COMMUNITY CENTER OF OHIO

The African Community Center of Ohio is a Program of Boys & Girls Clubs of Senegal which is a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization incorporated under the laws of the state of Colorado.
The ACCOH’s mission is to help African immigrants and refugees network with fellows Africans and rebuild safe, sustainable lives in Ohio.

Our services are offered free of charge:

01. Welcome to the United States guide for New Immigrants

02. English Training

03. Cultural immersion

04. Education and Employment resources

05. Finding Legal Assistance

06. Networking Events & Leadership Training

For more information contact us at accoh@senegalbgc.org

STEM EDUCATION ENHANCEMENTĀ 

  • COMPUTER SCIENCE (CODING – CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS)
  • TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS
  • WORKSHOPS
  • BOOT CAMPS

SUICIDE PREVENTION-COUNSELING AND THERAPIES

  • Depression
  • Anxiety,Ā 
  • Substance abuseĀ 
  • Counseling for EVERYONE including LGBT youth, families and allies
  • Free HIV testing for LGBT members
  • Group and individual therapy

We work diligently to prevent suicide and we empower the youth to feel confident about themselves.

STEM CAREER DEVELOPMENTĀ 

  • TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • SOFT SKILLS
  • INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMS (IEPS)

JOB TRAINING & PLACEMENT

  • This program provides youth with the STEM skills that businesses seek. When trainees graduate, we link them with organizations in need of their skills.Ā 

The overall mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Senegal is to promote STEM education while fostering secure, accepting, and inclusive environments for all, no matter their race, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. We strongly believe that technology can have a positive, transformative impact on education.

Some of our programs are modeled after BGCA and technical assistance in all areas is provided by the World Federation of Youth Clubs

01. English language learning programs

02. STEM Education enhancement (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

03.Technology & InnovationĀ  (Learning how to type, code & navigate online safely)

04. Sports programs (soccer, basket, yoga, martial arts, sports league)Ā 

05. Counseling and assistance programs for LGBTQ youth, families and alliesĀ 

06. Workforce Development Initiative

07. TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) Center

08. Technical support and assistance for Senegalese citizens in US

09. Technical support and assistance for American citizens in Senegal

10. Discovering Senegal: This program gives opportunities to US citizen to travel to Senegal and discover Senegal.