Who We Are
The Oromo Community of Denver (OCD) is a non-profit 501c3 organization established in 2000 and registered with the Colorado Secretary of State and the IRS.
Our community is one of the largest immigrant communities in Colorado.
Our members mainly reside in Denver, Aurora, Glendale, Centennial, Parker, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Lakewood, Arvada, Golden, Thornton, Northglenn, Westminster, Louisville, Longmont, Boulder, Fort Collins, Greeley and Fort Morgan.
Members of our community fled their own homeland Oromia (the largest regional state in Ethiopia) due to political persecution, economic inequality and human rights abuses perpetrated against them.
Oromo Community of Denver is created to foster an inclusive, engaged and informed community that embraces diversity rooted in Oromo values, to foster successful assimilation of Oromos and other refugees and asylees into the diversity of cultures in the United States.
Oromo Community of Denver seeks to provide socially, linguistically and culturally appropriate services Oromo and other East African refugees and asylees in order for them to become self-sufficient and to serve the needs of Oromo and other East African refugees and asylees in Colorado.
To fulfill the needs of the Oromo Community of Denver.