Empowering Educational Opportunities

Yetu Academy is designed to provide extra support to African American and other students through one-on-one advocacy, homework help, skill development training, community service opportunities and engaging activities that stimulate learning outside the classroom.



Afterschool Enrichment

We provide a culturally appropriate learning space and community for students to learn and grow. At Yetu Academy, we encourage students to work one-on-one with a tutor, to work independently or to learn together by teaching each other.

  • Intensive Academic Support

  • Mentoring

  • Tutoring


Summer Learning Program

The Summer Learning Program is an academic enrichment program for school-aged students in the Pittsburgh area, hosted by Afrika Yetu & the Yetu Academy. Students engage in a number of culturally relevant experiences, activities and academic enrichment that help them succeed.

  • Art

  • Dance

  • Drumming

  • Field Trips


Adult Education

For adults, continuing education and adjusting to American culture is a crucial step in adapting to life in America. Whether you're seeking to learn English, or building your financial literacy and job skills, Afrika Yetu can show you how to succeed.




West End Community Center
601 South Main Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Graceland Missionary Church
5 Grape Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15210



Looking to Get Involved?

Are you interested in enrolling or volunteering in the Yetu Academy? Contact us today to learn more.