About

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Who We Are

We are COVID-19 coalition taskforce of African immigrant Community-Based Organization (CBO) leaders, business owners, professionals, executive leaders, and representatives of the African immigrant population in Minnesota.

 

Mission 

We know firsthand the situation in our community, the mission of the taskforce is to gather the impact of COVID-19 in our community and work with decision-makers: the governor, legislature, counties, cities, state agencies, for-profit and nonprofit entities, to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on micro/small businesses, and ensure post-pandemic economic and health vitality of our community.

 

Vision

A stronger, better, flourishing, healthy African immigrants and economically resilient African businesses in Minnesota, past this crisis. 

How We Operate in African Immigrant Community

  1. Identify organizations working on COVID-19 issues in our community and amplify what they are doing

  2. Partner with organizations to build scale on COVID-19 projects

  3. Fill the gaps in fighting against COVID-19

  4. Encourage African immigrant firms to identify gaps in community development in our neighborhood and partner with us to close those gaps

 

Partners

  1. Cities 

  2. Nonprofit organizations

  3. Corporations

  4. Agencies

  5. Others

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There is no power for change greater  than a community discovering what it cares about. 

''Mageret J. Wheatly''

 

Our Mission

We know firsthand the situation in our community, the mission of the taskforce is to gather the impact of COVID-19 in our community and work with decision-makers: the governor, legislature, counties, cities, state agencies, for-profit and nonprofit entities, to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on micro/small businesses and ensure post-pandemic economic and health vitality of our community.

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Our Vision

A stronger, better, flourishing, healthy African immigrants and economically resilient African businesses in Minnesota, past this crisis. 

We Need Your Support Today!