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Mission & Objectives

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The mission of The Africa Society is to be the premiere entity that engages and educates Americans about the countries comprising the continent of Africa and to create, through partnerships, a better understanding of its peoples, diverse cultures, histories and economies.



To achieve its mission, the organization will continue to pursue the following objectives:

      • Provide information and education about Africa to all Americans through research, writing, and seminars

      • Collaborate with Africa-focused groups to encourage their direct involvement in advancing the mission of The Africa Society

      • Strengthen the lines of communication between The Africa Society and a broad cross-section of Africans and their institutions on the continent.