Local Pittsburgh Resources

Union of African Communities in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (UAC)

UAC is an umbrella Organization for all African Communities in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Our activities are exclusively not-for-profit making. The Union is constituted by leaderships/ representatives of African Communities (Immigrants, Refugees, Students, and Internationals) and African-owned Organizations.

Our Mission: To foster unity, empowerment, linkages and improve the quality of life of Africans in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, through acting upon the needs, concerns, challenges, and opportunities.
Our Vision: To have a well informed, empowered and united African Communities in Allegheny County, entire United States and the African continent.
For more information go to UAC Facebook Page

Acculturation for Justice, Access, and Peace Outreach (AJAPO)

Acculturation for Justice, Access and Peace Outreach (AJAPO) is a community faith-based 501(c)3 non profit serving refugees and immigrants of African descent in the greater Pittsburgh area and Allegheny County of South Western Pennsylvania. AJAPO's ultimate goal is to build self-sufficient families and communities of hope.
AJAPO’s mission is to provide a continuum of care which empowers African and Afro-Caribbean refugees and immigrants to become self-sufficient and integrated into the Greater Pittsburgh Community and Allegheny County.
For more information go to AJAPO

World Affairs Council, Pittsburgh

The mission of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is to promote, on a non-partisan basis, understanding of important international issues, throughout the community and with a special focus on the region's secondary schools.

The Council encourages informed discussion of world affairs, demonstrating the growing connections between this region and the rest of the world.

Through its International Affairs Education Program, the Council's outreach also encompasses more than 275 schools throughout Western Pennsylvania. The Council offers more than 100 school programs annually, helping students and teachers keep pace with events and issues in a world changing faster than the educational materials at their disposal.

For more information go to World Affairs Council