Benefit Concert Pushes Organization's Mission

Ujamaa Place is hosting a Benefit Concert to raise funds to continue their mission of transforming the lives of the most marginalized population in the Twin Cities.
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SAINT PAUL, Minn. - June 4, 2019 - PRLog -- Ujamaa Place has been the stabilizing force behind  primarily African American men, aged 18-30, transition out of the criminal justice system, through its trademark Theory of Transformation logic model.

Ujamaa Place is a Minnesota, 501(c)3 in its 10thyear of operation servicing the most marginalized population in society.    Ujamaa Place is proud of its transformation record of its men enrolled in the Theory of Transformation with a recidivism rate consistently low at 2% compared to 76.6% nationally.

"Ujamaa Place continues to address the systemic roadblocks that our men face through their stabilization journey which takes the support and partnership of the entire community," explained Otis Zanders, Ujamaa Place President/CEO.

The Benefit Concert is the work of the newly formed Black Advisory Council.  The council was formed in late 2018 to spearhead programming, fundraising, and community outreach efforts for Ujamaa Place.  Since its inception, it has produced over half a dozen successful programs. The council consists of nine Black professional volunteers from diverse fields representing law, medical and small business entrepreneurial enterprises.

The concert features a tribute to music legends Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin and Teddy Pendergrass, performed by LaMont Keten, three-time Grammy Award Winner Jamecia Bennett and Johnnie Brown. The event will be hosted by T. Mychael Rambo, a Twin Cities favorite.

Purchase your tickets at https://ordway.org.  The tickets are $35 and are selling fast!

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About Ujamaa Place

Ujamaa Place transforms marginalized men through education and training to assist them with gainful employment that keeps them out of prison and in safe housing. Since opening the doors seven years ago, Ujamaa Place has served over 2,000 African American young men, aged 18 – 30 years old. All of the men coming to Ujamaa need and receive help. Some of the men enroll in Ujamaa's Theory of Transformation program, some are referred to appropriate mental and chemical health services, the homeless are sent to partner housing facilities and all receive GED assistance and job skills training. These men are offered hope, support and the love that has been missing in their lives through a cultural lens.  For more information, go to: http://www.ujamaaplace.org.

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