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(44.96886,-93.24496)
 

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Mission Statement

The Somali American Parent Association (SAPA) is empowering Somali families in Minnesota to have the capacity to fully navigate and participate in the school system, to be knowledgeable about educational opportunities, and to be supportive of their children’s academic progress.

Description

The Somali American Parent Association (SAPA) is a Minneapolis-based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to closing the achievement gap among Somali and East African students. SAPA provides trainings and resources for parents and schools to create common ground, allowing parents and teachers to communicate better and work together to better educate students. For students, SAPA offers tutoring services and an out-of-school-time program for academic improvement and enrichment. This afterschool program is a Minnesota Department of Education-funded 21 st Century Community Learning Center at a charter schools in Minneapolis.

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http://www.mnsapa.org/

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