UPCOMING
Featured this month is our first ARIO hosted Health Fair Event. For more information, please refer to our EVENTS page. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Youth Programs & Workshops

Youth Programs & Workshops

Our Youth Programs & Workshops offer a unique opportunity for young individuals to enhance their skills, explore their interests, and grow personally and professionally. Through interactive workshops, hands-on activities, and engaging discussions, participants will develop valuable skills such as leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving. Our experienced facilitators create a supportive and inclusive environment where participants can thrive and unlock their full potential. Whether it's a one-day workshop or a multi-week program, our Youth Programs & Workshops are designed to inspire, educate, and empower the next generation of leaders.

Parent Education Groups

Parent Education Groups

Parent Education Groups is a comprehensive service designed to provide support, knowledge, and resources for parents of children of all ages. Through interactive workshops, seminars, and group discussions, parents can learn effective parenting strategies, improve communication with their children, and gain a deeper understanding of child development. The program is led by experienced professionals in the field of child psychology and education, ensuring that parents receive accurate and evidence-based information. Join Parent Education Groups today and enhance your parenting skills to create a nurturing and supportive environment for your children.

Educational Field Trips

Educational Field Trips

Our Educational Field Trips are an exciting opportunity for hands-on learning outside of the classroom. With a diverse range of destinations and activities, we provide an engaging and immersive experience that aligns with the curriculum. Whether it's exploring historical landmarks, visiting science museums, or discovering nature trails, our field trips create memorable learning moments that foster curiosity and critical thinking.

Culturally Specific Workshops

Culturally Specific Workshops

Through our Culturally Specific Workshops, we offer immersive and interactive learning experiences for our youth and parents, that allow participants to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of their cultural background and various other cultures. Whether they are interested in learning about the traditions, art, music, history or language of a specific culture, our workshops provide a unique opportunity to explore and appreciate cultural diversity. In this process, we learn from them just as we are teaching.

Leadership & Training

Leadership & Training

Leadership is not just about a job title; it is about the ability to influence and inspire others. Our Leadership & Training workshops and programs are tailored both to staff and clients. Designed to help individuals unlock their leadership potential and develop the skills needed to thrive in today's fast-paced business and technologically advanced environment. Through a combination of interactive workshops, experiential exercises, and one-on-one coaching, we provide participants with the knowledge and tools to become effective leaders. Our experienced facilitators guide participants through a journey of self-discovery, helping them identify their strengths and areas for growth. We believe in creating the leaders of tomorrow, today.

Community Advocacy

Community Advocacy

Community Advocacy is an essential part of our mission, we are dedicated to empowering communities and giving them a voice. Our team of passionate advocates collaborate with local residents, organizations, and leaders to address community needs, concerns, and issues. We provide support in navigating bureaucracy, understanding policies, and connecting with resources to create meaningful change. Our goal is to foster a sense of unity, solidarity, and strength within the community and ensure that their interests are at the forefront of decision-making. With Community Advocacy, you can be part of the solution and help shape a brighter future for your community.

 ARIO has stepped up and supported my family in a pivotal way. During one of our greatest struggles and financial burdens, along with having to provide for our children, ARIO eased my stress by providing resources and assistance that I and my family are tremendously grateful for. 

Fatima Abukar
Housing and Utility Services Department

 I have been volunteering for ARIO for a little over a year now and absolutely love being part of their work. Thei team of staff is exceptional in organizing events and ensuring that volunteers have everything they need to assist clients and community members. From FREE FOOD FOR ALL to other community events, I enjoy volunteering for ARIO and hope to continue this wonderful partnership. 

Jennifer Kirkland
Volunteer

 Upon my arrival to the United States, I had no assistance and no clue as to what to do. My family needed food and clothes and I need employment to ensure that we can keep our apartment. My wife cannot work and takes care of our children. ARIO has helped me find employment as well as assisted in applying for healthcare coverage my entire family. To this day, I continue to rely on ARIO and the amazing work they do. 

Mamadou Kiamini
Employment and Training Services
Our organization’s mission is to facilitate the full and complete social integration, emotional adjustment and stability, and cultural transition of the African refugee and immigrant community to life in Oregon. We promote diversity and raise the voices of community advocates and activists in the workforce development, community education, public bodies, arts, cultural expression, transportation, housing, justice reform and leadership structures. We engage with public and private entities to influence long-term goals of social justice, economic parity, educational excellence, and to improve social and emotional wellness across the lifespan.

 We believe in empowering and creating the leaders of tomorrow, today. 
  • 7535 Northeast Glisan Street, Portland, OR, USA