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African Parents Collaborative

African Parents Collaborative (APC) is a group of volunteer parents in Minnesota who are committed to improving early childhood development efforts and programming in the African immigrant community.

Our Goal:

To see a community of African immigrant children rise above the achievement gaps in Minnesota and grow to be successful in school and life.

APC Meeting_Oct 21,2023
What we want
  • To close the learning achievement gaps for African immigrant children in Minnesota

  • To raise awareness and educate African parents to invest in children’s development and learning (Ages 0 - 8)

  • To partner with community-based organizations and provide educational support for school-aged children (Ages 5 -12)

  • To support parents of children with learning disabilities and connect them to support with in their community

  • To advocate for culturally relevant learning supports for African Immigrant children

Are you an African Parent or seeking more resources and support?

Are you a community member with a passion to see African children succeed?

Are you an organization interested in partnering with us?


For more information, contact 612380-2945 or 763-515-4236 or

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