We are a community service organization who work for the common good thru education, collaboration and inter-personal dialogue.
We strive to be a platform who inspires individuals to create a culture of coexistence within universal, high humanist values.
Whether you are brand new to the inter-personal dialogue or you’ve been known as people person; we want to say welcome! Our goal at Sema Foundation is to create environments and experiences where you can encounter God in the midst of your life. When you come to Sema Community Center our aim is that you would be inspired by the hospitality, encouraged by the message, welcomed by our amazing community of people & be reminded that God’s Love is here!
We, as people of Sema Community, will personify trustworthiness, hope and assurance with our integrity and smiley faces; we will cherish each and every inter-personal relationship and value them by building nourishing, sustainable relationships and we will welcome anyone without discrimination and provide a judge free zone whomever walk thru the doors of our hearts.
We are a non-profit organization who offers its services under four areas; charity, education, outreach, and culture. It is our promise as Sema Foundation to strive to provide innovative and effective programs that will have a significant and lasting impact in our richlydiverse society.
We perform with excellence in word and deeds at all times.
We listen and respond to the needs of the community.
We initiate catalytic leadership for community building to effect positive change.
We act with integrity that inspires the highest trust.
We make a positive difference and have a measurable impact.
We are relevant and impactful through the spirit of volunteerism.
We are accessible to all interested in participating in or examining our involvement in impacting the community.
We are committed to a group process to reach common goals that cannot be reached through the efforts of individuals or organizations acting alone.
We are committed to transform our excitement about difference making into modernized approach to provide the best service.
Diversity & Inclusion
equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
equal opportunity and equal consideration to all applicants and employees.
Are committed to
understanding the political, economic, social and cultural context of our work activities.
in ways that respect the dignity, uniqueness, and intrinsic worth of every person- the community, the donors, our own staff and families, boards and volunteers.
The Community Center
Why The Name Sema
City of Tempe
Diversity is a core value for the City of Tempe. It’s part of the city charter. We might have moved to Chandler but we are still in deeply connected with the city.
Empowering tens of thousands of individuals each year through its extensive network of over 100 chapters, affiliates, and partners, We are proud partner of OCA.
Tempe Community Action Agency improves the quality of life for the people we serve by helping them to alleviate a crisis and transition to greater economic independence.
Embrace Relief is a 501 (c) (3) is there to deliver humanitarian aid and disaster relief to vulnerable communities around the world.
HHRD is a pioneer relief and development organization responding to human sufferings around the world.
ICNA Relief USA seeks to alleviate human suffering by providing caring and compassionate service to victims of adversities and survivors of disasters.
We both have a shared commitment to strengthening faith communities.
Tempe Interfaith Fellowship is a group of faith and civic leaders promoting understanding, respect, and partnership.
The Arizona Muslim Alliance (AMA) was established as a nonprofit organization in 2015 to empower the Muslim community by creating a unified front.
Good Tree Institute
Good Tree is a female-founded, community-first Islamic institute that fosters connection and personal discovery through the Quran.
(VUU) is a vibrant inter-generational UU congregation located in Chandler, a very close neighbor to our center, showcased the true definition of neighborhood.
We’ve been inspiring Tucson community via Community Conversations, Non-Violence Programs, Iftar Dinners and Events for Social Injustice.
It is our duty and obligation to work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied
Advanced for Silent Turkey is to address all human rights violations in Turkey regarding civil, political, economic, social and cultural as contained in the basic human rights documents
Colorado | Mosaic Foundation is a dedicated one to help cultivate moral and cultural values in our society.
Utah | Emerald Hill Institute Their mission is to develop social capital to enrich the social good.
Nevada | seeks to removing barriers to confidence-building and trust between communities.
Bay Area | BayCC is explicitly formed to promote an academic way of life by teaching universal values such as love, truth, faith, friendship, solidarity, and sharing
California | Pacifica Institute is after the activities induced the idea of spreading peace.
Washington | Pacifica Foundation is to promote cross-cultural dialogue by emphasizing universal values.