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March 09, 2014
The mission of the African-American Affairs Commission (AAAC) is to improve and promote the economic development, education, health and political well-being of the African-American community in the State of Connecticut.
The AAAC accomplishes these goals through information sharing, promoting cultural awareness, community networking, and legislation. [more]
BLACK HISTORY MONTH - INFORMATION SHARING
During the month of February, in celebration of Black History Month, the state of Connecticut African-American Affairs Commission held its annual "A Work In Progress" event. The event began on "Legislative Session Opening Day" February 5th - 7th in the State Capitol/Legislative Office building concourse.
The event provided opportunities for organizations and businesses to gain visibility, display their contributions and share information. It allowed Legislators, legislative staff and the public a chance to become familiar with governmental, nonprofit, historic, cultural and health organizations that have service connections and/or historical significance to the African-American community.
MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR / LIFETIME ACHIEVER / BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Reception for Ghanaian Educators at the State Capitol
Leading educators from Ghana visited Connecticut to learn best practices in secondary education that can be operationalized in Ghana. The AAAC hosted the reception.