Contact UYFA

Laura Jager

Program Director
Kalamazoo Deacons Conference
1010 N. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49007


(331)-551-8932(UYFA) Call or Text

(269)-488-3605 Direct

(269).344.7333 Office

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From Kalamazoo to Kroo Bay

From Kalamazoo to Kroo Bay, Sierra Leone- My experience with Urban Youth for Africa: By Justin A. Moore (Ph.D. candidate, Clinical Psychology)  


This past summer, I had the experience of a lifetime. As part of a Kalamazoo-based group called Urban Youth for Africa (UYFA), a youth program of the Kalamazoo Deacons Conference.

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Team 5 Sierra Leone 2014

Follow the yearlong adventure of Urban Youth for Africa Team 5 on their Blog as they prepare for service, leadership growth, team building and academic excellence.  Follow them through their group meetings, service projects, and the Pretty Lake adventure retreat.  And lastly follow them as they board a plane next June and begin a life changing adventure while they serve, learn, discover and explore in Sierra Leone, West Africa!

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