Building Better and Sustainable Future for Our Communities

About NAA

New American Academy “NAA” is a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization formed in 2008 to promote education, cultural awareness, provide social, and business development programs for East African immigrants in The Greater Twin Cities Community particularly in the Southwest .

Core Values:

  • The inherent value of human dignity
  • Authentic community engagement.
  • Cultural diversity
  • Leadership
  • The economic sustainability of individuals and communities
  • Self-reliance
  • Women empowerment


  1. To provide educational, recreational, cultural, and lifelong learning opportunities for East African immigrant youth and adults.
  2. To offer educational & scholastic advancement opportunities for the East African immigrant community.
  3. To serve as catalysts for Sustainable Economic Development and Entrepreneurial training.
  4. To Promote Youth & Adult Computer Literacy Skills Technological Proficiency.
  5. To Foster Diversity and fortify cultural exchange and understanding in the greater twin city community.