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About Us

About Us

The York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities (York Region AACC) is a not-for-profit organization established in January 2016 to foster a progressive and cohesive York Region African Canadian Community.

Our Core Values

Our Vision is a united and thriving African Canadian community.

Our Mission

To cultivate/facilitate the well being of the African Canadian community in York Region through the development of cultural identity, education and community empowerment.

Our Values

Transparency – Being open and honest about our activities and actions, including performance and outcomes related to the services we provide

Accountability – Taking responsibility for our actions and the services we provide

Integrity – The quality of being honest, ethical and truthful

Respect – Respect and honour the dignity and rights of all.

Cultural Identity – centring our work and engagement with the community within a framework of Afro-Centrism, Afro-Caribbean culture and history

Ubuntu – the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity