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The Bantu Stars

October 23, 2011 in Bantu Stars, Community, Events, San Diego by admin

Meet the Bantu Stars

Bantu-Stars is a professional Club based in Southern California owned by Somali Bantu Community– Most successful club in Soccer. It was founded in 2004 in San Diego and in 2007 Bantu-Stars became the first club in soccer from Southern California in San Diego. Bantu-Stars have long-standing rivalry with Africa United, and Sudanese Club amongst distant sports rivals. However, we are the most valuable Association Soccer/African Football Club in San Diego.

The exclusive purpose of BSSAU is to provide opportunity for all who wish to participate in Bantu Star San Diego United.

The Bantu Star SD United Soccer Club (BSSDU) was founded on 10-13-2004 at San Diego California. The idea of creating the soccer club originated when a group of friends and families decided to form a one strong team amonge various soccer teams in the area. The idea was to unite and form a soccer team that can represent the Bant Star (S.D.) Youth in San Diego today Bant Star (S. D. U) has one of the youngest and most talented players in San Diego. The team competes with other Soccer Teams in SD as well as other nationwide tournaments. Currently, the team has 26 (recruits) or Players. Bantu Star SD United in San Diego.
To contact us please send us an e-mail

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Our Mission

October 23, 2011 in Bantu Stars, Community, Events, Healthy Food, San Diego by admin

Get involve and everyone's role counts

The mission of the Somali Bantu Community of San Diego is to facilitate the resettlement of the Somali Bantu Community in the United States, especially in San Diego by providing programs for education, culture, and economic opportunity in order to promote self-sufficiency within the community.
This mission will be accomplished through the following activities:

English Classes/Interpretation and Translation Services
English language skills form the basis of all activities leading to self-sufficiency.
Translation and Interpretation services will be provided in 2 Somali Languages, Kizigua and Mai Mai. Approximately 20% of services will fall in this category.

Vocational Training/Employment Services
Assistance with registration in vocational training (computer literacy and other courses) or employment training and placement services are also crucial to developing self-sufficiency. Approximately 20% of services provided will fall into this category.

Housing Assistance
The organization will assist clients with securing appropriate housing working with local
housing providers and government housing program agencies. Approximately 20% of services provided will fall into this category.

Consumer Advocacy
Newly arrived refugees and immigrants are vulnerable to unfair business practices, and often need assistance in understanding their rights with regard to housing, utilities, the legal system, medical care system, etc. Approximately 20% of services provided will fall into this category.

Supportive Services
Services in this category would include enabling services that help clients move towards self-sufficiency. They might include transportation assistance, assistance with child care or parenting classes, or other services. Approximately

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Activities

October 23, 2011 in Bantu Stars, Community, Events, Healthy Food, San Diego by admin

Harvest for Weekly Farmers Market

  • New Roots Community Farming
  • REAP
  • Selling produce at Farmers Market
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Healthy Food Awareness

October 23, 2011 in Bantu Stars, Community, Events, Healthy Food, San Diego by admin

Community outreach through the Roots - Healthy Food program

Healthy Food Awareness

The garden in the city heights neighborhood was created by the immigrant and refugees.

Key goal of the farming is to provide greater access to fresh and healthy food and vegatables.

The Community growing fresh produce and plants, Community encourage understanding and awareness of environment. Sure newest program connects local fruit owners to local food pantry at the IRC and Root works to:

  • Promote Small, family farms and local food businesses.
  • Encourage events that strengthen the local food circles
  • Grow our own food and help others who want to grow their own food.

Location: 54th Ave. & Chollas Parkway, San Diego, CA 92105