The Somali American United Council of Arizona, a non-profit organization, was developed in 2006 in response to the growing need to connect Somali communities in Arizona with each other and the rest of the American society. The Somali American United Council of Arizona fills a critical need by helping newly arrived families adjust to their new lives, location, language and culture. The Somali American United Council of Arizona exists to promote better understanding between the Somali refugee community and other American communities.
The Somali American United Council of Arizona serves as a model for other non-profit organizations working with refugee communities and immigrant populations. By building a and structure of best practices, The Somali American United Council of Arizona shares this knowledge with other to help them build designed to address cultural barriers and emotional trauma.
Vision and Mission
The Somali American United Council of Arizona has been developed to guide the Somali Community to better integrate into mainstream American Society while preserving its own culture.
Our vision is to become the premier institution that offers high quality services to the Somali-American Community and prepare individuals of the highest moral fiber.
The Somali American United Council's working philosophy includes the encouragement of the Somali American to actively seek to find sound solutions to the needs and aspirations of their community in Arizona.
The Main Objectives of SAUC of Arizona: TO improve communications, provide information and contribute to the well-being of the Somali-American community in Arizona. To assist them in becoming active and contributing participants in the American society.
TO a positive effect on the improvement of human conditions, dynamic and efficient community leaders and socially committed people who are able to work successfully, achieve self-sufficiency and have wisdom toward ignorance eradication.
TO cultivate resolute moral values and become well prepared for those challenges. One must always work to develop skills for and professional excellence and always be the best in competition and change.
TO and maintain high standards of performance, code of ethics and commitment to service and empowerment.