The Somali American National Institute (SANI) is a community focused organization that provides quality, compassionate, and culturally appropriate services for and to the Somali American communities through education, awareness, empowerment, and advocacy.
Established in 2012, SANI is a community advocacy organization representing a network of Somali community nonprofit and for profit agencies and businesses across the United States. SANI exists to promote, protect, and advocate for the interest of the Somali American community.
We aim to build partnership among our communities to provide opportunities for growth, development, and eliminate healthcare, employment, and housing disparities while providing awareness and advocacy.
The Somali American National Institute’s mission is to raise the influence and well-being of the Somali American community through research, policy advocacy, empowerment, public awareness and organizational development.
A united Somali American communities that are socially, economically, and politically engaged and vibrant while thriving for success and development.