What is oo-JAH-mah ?
Ujamaa Collective is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded with a social mission to create spaces, opportunities, networks, education and support for Africana women to grow as entrepreneurs, artisans, and servant-leaders so that we may “lift as we climb.” We are accomplishing this through our Hill District based artisan boutique, pop-up marketplace events, arts and entrepreneurship programming, and through our advocacy on health and wealth, including our passion of cooperatives and community wellness.
Investing in the next generation of Africana women makers
through art, culture and cooperation.
Are You a Maker? Become a Member!
Cooperative economics empowers us all to strengthen the enterprises that bring quality products and services into our local community. It’s a win-win situation!
Join us and become a part of a cooperative network that helps to create a vibrant community, socially and economically, bolstering the people and products that offer a fair exchange of value.
Africana women are the first teachers of their children, the community advocates, and a creative force within the family. It is our goal to harness these qualities to support women to create agency within their own lives…
Ujamaa Collective’s mission it o create spaces, opportunities, networks, education and support for women of African descent to grow as entrepreneurs, artisans, and servant-leaders so that we may “lift as we climb”.
Ujamaa Boutique proudly carries local, regional and global brands owned and produced by Africana Artists.
Our Small, Mighty Staff
“If you think you are too small to make a difference then you have not spent the night with a mosquito”.
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