The Ujima Group, Inc. is named after the third principle of the NGUZO SABA - The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa. The Swahili word Ujima means (Collective Work and Responsibility) –“To build and maintain our community together and make our brother's and sister's problems our problems and to solve them together”.
Created in 1994, The Ujima Group, Inc. is a 501 © 3 not-for-profit, community-based organization that believes in promoting cultural diversity, computer technology, risk prevention, leadership and athletic enrichment through educational programs and the arts. Since its beginning, T.U.G., Inc. has sponsored activities and events that foster the principles of collective work and responsibility as a component of its Community Responsibility Program. These events elevate young people and empower them to become active leaders in their communities.
Our mission is to foster a better understanding and tolerance for people and cultures that are different from our own by teaching the value of diversity and that adolescents of every culture are at risk.
Within this framework, The Ujima Group, Inc. is committed to establishing programs that empower young men and women to become active participants in continuing the "mission" of promoting the values of cultural diversity.
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