United African Organization offers a broad range of programs designed to empower and meet the growing needs of the African immigrant and refugee community in Illinois.

Policy Advocacy & Community Organizing

Policy Advocacy & Community Organizing

  • New Migrants
  • Refugee Resettlement
  • Undocumented
  • Diversity Visa Program
  • African Hair Braiding Campaign
  • Chicago African Summit
  • African Youth Forum
Immigration Services

Immigration Legal Program

Our immigration legal program protects and promotes dignity of individuals and families to overcome barriers by providing quality, culturally sensitive immigration legal services as they navigate the complex US immigration system.
Family Services

Family Services

Our Family Services Program seeks to eliminate barriers that prevent immigrants from accessing safety net programs and connect them to resources that help achieve maximum self-sufficiency and promote their full integration in society.

Community Initiatives

UJAMAA Youth Corp

UJAMAA Youth Corp

The Ujamaa Youth Corps (UYC) empowers youth by providing them with job training opportunities as well as fostering a sense of community and self-empowerment.

Dr Eustace Kaijage Program

Dr Eustace Kaijage Program

The Dr. Eustace L Kaijage Program boosts service delivery capacity of Black Immigrant organizations, and nurtures effective leadership through mentoring and collaboration.

African Youth Justice Program

African Youth Justice Program

The program bridges the wealth gap and addresses the impacts of systemic racism and disenfranchisement by connecting youth entrepreneurs with education, skills building, and employment opportunities.

scholarship

Scholarship

UAO provides scholarships for college students regardless of immigration status in memory of Sgt. Albert Dono Ware.

To learn more about UAO initiatives and programs, please contact us at 312-949-9980 or email: services@uniteafricans.org