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Anne Arundel County African Heritage Festival – 2024 – Date: Aug 24, 2024. 12 Noon to 6 PM

Save the Date for our 4th African Heritage Festival- Anne Arundel County. Our African Heritage Festival is to bring awareness of the African culture, to educate individuals of our rich heritage, and connect to all Anne Arundel County Agencies and existing resources. There will be vendors and local businesses of all kinds, music, food, fashion show and much more. You are welcome to bring your folding chairs to be part of the experience. There will be raffle drawing for free giveaways. Vendor opportunities are available at a minimal cost. Please contact us at (240) 564-0630 or visit our website  for more information.

To Attend – FREE – Register Here

Government Agencies – Register Here

Volunteers – Register Here

Vendors – Register Here

Early Bird Prices

Non Food: $100       Food Vendors: $150

From June 1

Non Food Vendors: $120   Food Vendors: $170

Venue – Map Here

Donate Here

The African Diaspora Affairs serves as a liaison between the African community, people of African descent and the Anne Arundel County government. The purpose is to ensure that the County Executive Office is well informed and able to act effectively to the needs and concerns of  Africans and people of African descent  living and/ or working in Anne Arundel County.

We help our community by providing access to:

  • County Liaison
  • Capacity Building Workshops
  • Networking events
  • Access To Resources
  • The African Diaspora Affairs serves as a liaison between the African community, people of African descent and the Anne Arundel County government. The purpose is to ensure that the County Executive Office is well informed and able to act effectively to the needs and concerns of the Africans and people of African descent living and/or working in Anne Arundel County. Read more here
  • OUR VISION:

    To foster the development of a harmonious and progressive community of Africans and People of African Decent within the Anne Arundel County, who will nurture healthy relationships and networks based on the cultural values of our common heritage; mutual respect, love, unity and trust.

  • OUR MISSION:

    To offer support, assistance and empowerment to all the peoples of African Decent and African Immigrants living or working in Anne Arundel County by developing and implementing sustainable programs and projects and dynamic engagements and activities. Learn more here

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    Activities

    County Liaison 

    We meet monthly with the County Executive Office to discuss issues/concerns regarding the African diaspora living and/ or working in Anne Arundel County and how to address these issues/concerns by providing guidance to resources that are available in the County.

    Capacity Building Workshops

    We organize capacity building workshops that help improve the professional and business productivity of individuals and groups

    Networking Events

    We organize networking events that connect people, county officials and organizations to explore synergy and opportunities

    Resource Access

    We help individuals and families navigate and access county resources available for their specific circumstance.

    Donate Here

    Our Contacts:

    Phone: 240- 564-0630
    Address: 3351 Corridor Marketplace, Suite 400-85, Laurel  MD 20724
    Email:  Admin@adaonline.org
    Face Book: African Diaspora – AACounty

     

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