What is The Uhuru Academy? The Uhuru Academy is an independent institution of learning committed to cultural awareness, academic excellence, and the exercise of freedom. The Uhuru Academy is made up of a variety of programs, projects, and/or initiatives that are designed to move the African community toward self discovery, self reliance, and self determination.
Our Vision Our vision is to build an exemplary institution of learning that is accessible to all students and families who believe that receiving a quality education is just as much a right as it is a privilege. Our Mission Our mission is to provide our students with an exceptional education experience that will not only prepare them for the world of work, but will foster and develop their leadership potential and motivate them to become community builders, global citizens, and stewards of positive growth and change in our society.
Our Programs The Uhuru Academy offers a variety of programs and initiatives that enrich our community culturally and academically:
The Uhuru Prep Academy: The Uhuru Prep Academy is a private home school for youth in grades K – 12. The focus of the prep academy is to assist parents in laying a solid cultural foundation within the learning process for their children. The Uhuru Prep Academy operates five days a week and offers students a structure and
Operation Reconnect: Operation Reconnect is private institution of learning and professional development dedicated to providing disconnected youth and young adults with the opportunity “re-connect” with educational and employment opportunities.
The Knowledge of Self Institute: The K.O.S.I. is an adult Black History class for parents, community leaders, professionals, etc. that provides students with the opportunity to learn the contributions of Afrikan peoples globally to the development of civilization. This course is definitely worth the investment as students embark on a journey of affirmation, enlightenment, and empowerment through connecting with our glorious past.