The mission of Somali Youth United is:
- To strengthen and motivate the youth to ensure they acquire abilities and skills to participate in civic engagement.
- To assist the youth in developing an effective voice that benefits the daily life of their communities.
- To bring the different sects of the Somali community, to bridge their differences, and also to pass on valuable lessons to the next generation.
- To reach out to other communities and clarify misconceptions regarding new immigrants.