York Region AACC is an organization committed to the development of a cohesive and influential African Canadian Community. We encourage community participation from citizens, employees and allies of York Region especially people of African Heritage.
Our Elders Circle (Board) and Advisors encompass professionals, community members and other concerned citizens who are passionate about educational, social, cultural and economic development of the African Canadian community.
Community participant enhance our network by advocating, supporting, soliciting or contributing to strategies and policies that will help us realize our vision and mission.
We need both financial and intellectual support to be an effective and sustainable community resource.
Citizens and Organizations/agencies may join York Region AACC, attend our community meetings and help drive the network to evoke positive changes for York Region People of African heritage.
You Ask: What you can do for your community ?
We need people with knowledge and skills in the following key areas to volunteer their talents in serving our community.
- Community research.
- Marketing and Fundraising
- Child welfare / protection
- Social work
- Long-term elderly care
Volunteers with requisite skills , knowledge and experience, will typically serve as, for example , advisors , committee members, or advocates as appropriate.
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