Successfully laying the foundation for community empowerment and resiliency through multicultural early learning, equitable empowerment, and systems navigation since 2013.
West African Community Council Timeline
2013 Formation of West African Community Council is finalized and begins offering basic English as a Second Language classes and career assistance to newly arrived refugees and immigrants.
2017 Community Outreach and Education Fund established through City of Seattle Office of Labor Standards
2018 WACC establishes French/English bilingual preschool program and Home-Visiting Program
2020 Completed renovation of the One Family Learning Center at 6322 44th Ave.
2020 Started the Help Me Grow Program and Parenting Caregiver Information and Support Program
Today, the scope of our work addresses critically needed services within the refugee and immigrant community including housing advocacy, financial assistance and education, family counseling, resource referral, tutoring, computer classes, after-school programs, food assistance, immigration advocacy, school advocacy, career development, fair wage/employment advocacy.