The Sojourner Group is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that supports the mental health and wellness of marginalized women of the Black and African Diaspora who have been victimized by family violence.
The Sojourner Group does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Our Mission:

To deliver culturally relevant services that support and empower survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. We respond to the spiritual, cultural and immigration/citzenship status needs for transformative healing. Our programs focus on women and youth with holistic understanding of the complexities of the intersectionality of identity.

The Vision:

Deliver culturally sensitive advocacy resources and training for African American and African survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and challenge the systems and conditions that create barriers.


Carol J. Matthews-Shifflett, MACarol J. Matthews-Shifflett, MA

Executive Director

Board Members

Luciane FangaluaLuciane Fangalua

Irene OtaIrene Ota


Bekke RobbBekke Robb

P.O. Box 2981 Salt Lake City, Utah 84110, Phone Number: (801) 810-4827, Email:
© The Sojourner Group 2013

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