SHAPE Community Center
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