About Us

aboutSomali Youth United is a non-profit 501c(3) community based organization in San Diego California. Our focus is promoting peace, prosperity and unity within our community through youth development, cultural/intellectual exchange and community engagement.

Somali Youth United's mission is to motivate and equip youth to acquire critical literacies and global competencies. These important skill sets support the growth of young leaders who are engaged civically, globally-minded and possess a unique and effective voice. A voice that adds value to their community, embraces and reflects their traditional cultures and values, and is ready to thrive and compete in the rapidly changing world in which they now live.