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Initially, the Oromo Community of Minnesota (OCM) serves as a one-stop resource center for the over 40,000 Oromo-Americans in the Twin Cities.  OCM’s core programs include: OCM provide multi social service for the community.  Our social service is included but not limited in helping people in housing, health insurance, school navigation, and immigration service helps and .  

 

  • Youth Development – A key focus of the OCM, this program seeks to engage 120 Oromo K-12th graders in academically orientated and culturally affirming programming during the school year and summer. The program includes 7 components and collaborates with numerous organizations.

  • Refugee Resettlement – This program provides case management services to Oromo refugees who have been in the US for less than 2 years. Supported by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), this program helps participants achieve at least two outcomes associated with housing, immigration/naturalization, access to community services and supports and more.

  • Health and Wellness – This program provides MN Sure health insurance enrollment and navigation services, health literacy education and outreach, and assistance in accessing health/wellness services.

  • Employment – An OCM Job Counselor provides employment readiness, search and placement services to unemployed Oromo community members.

  • Seniors Program – This program provides a variety of services to socially isolated Oromo seniors including home visitation, volunteer support, errands, transportation and social activities.

  • Arts– this program promotes the creative arts as a catalyst for health, civic activism, and academic excellence.

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