UMMA-URBAN MUSLIM MINORITY ALLIANCE Overview
Target demographics: Low income residents in Lake County IL. UMMA students range from 16-65 in general.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assemble food bags for over 50 low-income families and children, help distribute food, sort and organize clothes for our clothing drives, TA for computer class, Tutor for GED session, General Clean up and maintenance)
Geographic areas served: Lake County IL
Programs: The UMMA Center’s Education Empowerment (EE) program provides FREE group classes, individual tutoring, educational assessments and training seminars for low income residents of Lake County. Students generally range from 16 to 65 years of age.
Classes Offered in:
Training and assessments
High School Level training in Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading and Writing
Basic, Intermediate and advanced computer training classes
From learning how to use a computer to
Financial Literacy classes
Our Basic Needs (BN) program offers a food and clothing pantry so our clients don't have to go to sleep hungry and can learn about making healthy choices.
Our Community Outreach and Development (CO) program serves over 150 refugee families and partners with various community organization to help develop the underserved residents of Lake County.