Liberians in Columbus, Inc. (LICI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The objectives and purposes of the organization are as follows:
LICI is a cultural, educational, and humanitarian organization and shall seek to achieve the following :
• Unite Liberians in central Ohio in order to form a stronger community bridging our social, educational, economic, and religious differences;
• Promote the general welfare of Liberians in central Ohio through work with legitimate community-based organizations;
• Conduct active outreach in order to assist recent Liberian immigrants and their families in identifying and obtaining needed services;
• Foster development of programs on behalf of Liberians;
• Improve the general public’s understanding of the rich cultural heritage of Liberians and their invaluable contributions toward the development of the family and the American community;
• Develop, provide and monitor quality programs for the training, education, recreation, employment, and cultural education of its members;
Help to ensure that the legal rights and human dignity of all members are protected including, but not limited to, the right to be free from unlawful discrimination based on race, creed, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, religion, physical or mental