Enhancing the quality of life for all refugees from Burma in Minnesota

Karen Organization of Minnesota

Welcome to the Karen Organization of Minnesota

The Karen Organization of Minnesota (“KOM”) welcomes you and hopes this website can provide you with information about the Karen People in addition to providing resources for the Karen and other refugees from Burma living in Minnesota and the United States.

Jobs at KOM

Youth Development Coordinator – Full-Time, Bilingual in Karen and English
KOM is looking for a Youth Development Coordinator to work collaboratively with teaching staff and administrators to help newly arrived refugee youth in grades 6-12 integrate into the American school system. The Youth Development Coordinator will provide support in ELL classrooms to increase academic performance and lead after-school and summer activities focused on American cultural transitions, volunteer and leadership skills, stress, and health. Learn more →

For the first time ever, the Karen Organization of Minnesota (KOM) has an informational video! Thank you to our talented and hardworking team from the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Saint Paul program for creating this video for our organization.

Learn about KOM's history, mission, programs, and impact in this video with both Karen and English subtitles.

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