Afrikan Canadian Heritage and Friendship Centre
|Record #: GUY0110||Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017||Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2014|
|Where To Find Us|
|Areas Served||Guysborough County|
|Description & Services|
|Information||The Afrikan Canadian Heritage and Friendship Centre (ACHFC) officially opened it's doors in November 2001.
It operates under the direction of the Strait Regional School Board. It is located in Chedabucto Place, Guysborough, which is also home to the Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy school facility and community recreation facilities.
Presently, it is the only afrocentric enhanced learning space located in an educational institution in Nova Scotia.
The ACHFC is committed to increasing the public's awareness of the importance of African Heritage. As a result, the centre:
Is open to the public
Serves as a resource to other schools in the region
Acknowledges the contributions of individuals through its community recognition program
Offers a range of diverse programs and educational activities
Hosts special events
Celebrates African Heritage throughout the year
The Centre is a valuable resource for students, staff, and members of the school community. In particular, it is a resource centre for all schools in the Strait region and partners with the local and provincial African Nova Scotia community to achieve its mandate.
The goal of the ACHFC is to promote and enhance the cultural values and traditions of the African Canadian community.
The Centre plays a key role in preserving and protecting the community's heritage as well as fostering cultural awareness and cross-cultural understanding.
|Tags||Community Halls (Rentals) ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Visual Arts|