African Community Education Program

Rating: 4.96 stars   24 reviews

Address:

24 Chatham Street Worcester MA 01609 USA

Mission:

The mission of African Community Education is to assist African refugee and immigrant youth and families in achieving educational and social stability through access to academic support, leadership development, cultural expression and community outreach in Worcester MA. The vision of African Community Education is a community where African refugees and immigrant youth and families are empowered, self-sufficient and secure.

Target demographics:

African refugee and immigrant youth

Direct beneficiaries per year:

90 students and their families!

Geographic areas served:

Worcester

Programs:

After-School Tutoring Saturday Program After-School Tutoring Mentoring for Empowerment and Exchange (MEE) Parent Outreach Summer Reading Program Workforce Development Program Mentoring Program Family Literacy Program

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(508) 799-3653
www.acechildren.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

ACE has such a vibrant and exciting presence in the Worcester community! Their mission is truly unique and serves a great purpose. Even better is their commitment to keeping true to their mission and making sure their volunteers, staff, and board represent the group they aim to serve by ensuring participation of African immigrants and refugees in their operations.

 
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ACE does amazing work in the Worcester community and their reach is far beyond what you would expect. 94% of ACE students are classified as 'low income' and 84% are English Language Learners. The perseverance of these students is truly remarkable and ACE staff and volunteers encourage and empower them at every turn!

 
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The African Community Education Program (ACE) is a great resource for the Worcester, Massachusetts. I would like to nominate them for their fantastic work in keeping the cultural alive in the African community.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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This is a great local organization doing meaningful work for the Worcester are community. I encourage you to get involved with them.

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No

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Over the past few years, I have connected with ACE staff, students and volunteers through soccer. The ACE community contributes immensely our Cultural Exchange through Soccer organization with volunteers at big events, players for scrimmages and testimony & lobbying for more fields in Worcester. Outside of all that they contribute to our organization and our city at large, they are a beautiful, loving family that I am so grateful to be welcomed into.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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