1) The meaning behind the word Umoja - Swahili term, of unity, has served as a central organizing concept for the organization’s approach to serving at-risk youth.

2) the House of Umoja is the first inner city Boystown in America which has been home to over 3,000 teenage boys.

3) The House of Umoja Provided services to boys between the ages of 15 to 18, including a comprehensive program geared to enhance life skills that lead to self-sufficiency.

The House of Umoja Provides community outreach programs, such as Peace in the Hood, to prevent violence among youth.