The word Ujima ("oo-JEE-mah) is a Ki (ky) Swahili word that means "Collective Work and Responsibility; To build and maintain our community together and to make our brother's and sister's problems our problems and to solve them together" - which is exactly what this project...this movement... is all about.
a new way for our community to discuss issues or ideas
to improve our
community, decide together what we want to
do and then together go from
Talk to Action.
YOUR VOICE & WORK MATTER!
Upcoming Schedule of Events
Schedule Updated Monthly
Schedule of summer events and activities coming soon!
Project Ujima does not look to others to solve our problems or know what we, as a community, want and need. Instead, we believe we have the abilities right here in our own community to know and do what
is best for us. While we might need some outside assistance here and there, we can strengthen our community if we are willing to talk honestly about our issues, hopes, and dreams and then work together
to achieve what we set out to do.
Project Ujima provides a discussion process (called deliberation) and space at our new Community Learning Centers (formerly called schools) for us to come together to talk, decide what actions we would like to take together to solve problems and strengthen our community and then go from Talk to Action. People from our own community who have received training to moderate this work, facilitate the discussions and work.
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