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SHAPE Community Center

SHAPE Community Center

EIN: 23-7176982


SHAPE’s primary purpose is to strengthen and enrich the community through education and programs that foster self-help using: Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith. Activities include African-based cultural education, mentorships, and family assistance focusing on wellness, legal assistance, workshops, computer literacy, social services, and disaster relief.


  • Grassroots (using collective action from Black community to effect change at the local, regional, or national level)

  • Community-based (approach allows communities to have an active role and participate in highlighting and addressing the issues that matter to 

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