Pacific Western Bank: A valued ALG partner
When California-based Pacific Western Bank expanded into Colorado four years ago, its executives began looking for community partners it could support with Community Reinvestment Act contributions. ALG made an instant impression.
Youth Empowerment’s financial literacy class gives students a jump-start
The class helps middle- and high-school students understand the basics of personal finance – balancing a checkbook, budgeting, understanding credit cards and how to stay out of debt, and beginning to save early for retirement.
ALG 2022: Thank you for believing in us!
The African Leadership Group's successful and trailblazing 2022 came to an end last month with two big events: The graduation of the second cohort of our leadership program, Leadership Africa (see videos and photos...
Professor Madiama Mbaye discusses his new book
"As I was finishing the book I realized that this is not just for the immigrant community. It can be for anybody looking for ways to succeed. I came to realize that when it comes to wisdom or when it comes to success, it is the same everywhere."
Donate to African Leadership Group on 2022 Colorado Gives Day
ALG runs a wide variety of programs that would benefit from your support on the upcoming Colorado Gives Day.
Efetobore Isiku: ALG family gets credit for Business Pitch Night award
When I started the public speaking class, I intended to use it to connect with people, to network with people. But to my amazement, what I actually got was a family.
Decontee Winka Yaah: Leadership Africa builds community
"Our Leadership Africa class is a community in and of itself. We all come from different places and different communities, and when we enter class, we are a community of our own."
Student perspective: The pandemic was rough, but we are resilient
If you ask a student like me how it feels like being placed on lockdown for a year and basically being forced to be independent and responsible for your own education whilst navigating the passageways of both young adulthood and high school I would tell you honestly it was hard, it was challenging, it was something different.
Parent perspective: School is back to normal, but students have fallen behind
"I wouldn’t say things are back to normal, in fact I don’t think we know what normal is anymore."
Afrik Impact kicks off with exuberant Youth Empowerment celebration
The African Leadership Group’s 2022 Afrik Impact Celebration kicked off July 29 with an exuberant Youth Empowerment celebration at the Denver Botanic Gardens, with the theme of “Growing up African in America.”