Black Power Blueprint transformed the once-condemned building into a state-of-the-art three-story community event and program space in ten short months!
With an outpouring of support from donors and volunteers, the community can now come together at the Uhuru House and Akwaaba Hall to solve problems, organize programs, showcase talent and have family celebrations—building culture, prosperity and political power.
Restored crumbling brick walls
Replaced the roof, soffit and fascia
Installed new electric, plumbing, HVAC, windows, doors and fence
Replaced and reinforced floor joists
Restored original wood throughout building
Built stage and sound booth; purchased A/V equipment
Installed 3 bathrooms and kitchen
Created 1st floor event space with tables, chairs and African art
Created and furnished 2nd floor offices
Created 3rd floor program space with insulation and walls