Kilombo Institute registering for new school year

Families looking for a small nurturing education environment for their children can get information about Kilombo Academic and Cultural Institute.

Founded in 2001, the freedom school is a project of the First Afrikan Church Community Development Corporation. It is now registering K- through eighth-graders for the 2018-2019 school year, which kicks off Aug. 6.

Aminata Umoja, a longtime educator and the school’s founder and director, says they accept students starting at age 4.

“Kilombo fosters an academically excellent and culturally relevant education that produces students who are equipped to succeed globally and are committed to social justice,” Umoja said.

The school is at 1879 Columbia Drive in Decatur. For more information, visit or contact Aminata Umoja at or 404-992-8021.