Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: June 12, 2009, 2:12 PM
To strengthen the institutional capacities of African immigrant-serving organizations under the aegis of a technical assistance provider.
To mobilize African immigrants into a collective for social change both in the United States and Africa."
To serve as the national intermediary through which public, private, and philanthropic resources will penetrate the African immigrant communities in the United States.
Goals and Objectives:
Assist in building strong organizations that are effective in program delivery and meeting diverse and increasing needs;
Create a forum to discuss pressing issues of concern to the African Diaspora and Africa;
Provide a clearinghouse for information of concern to the Diaspora and policy matters in both the United States and Africa; and
Pool needs to seek resources and promote cooperation beyond ethnic, national, and gender basis.
AFI is not a political organization
AFI will not favor any region of Africa over another;
AFI operates in a transparent manner with continuous input from member or network organizations;
AFI values constructive dissent.