AMISTAD America, Inc.
AMISTAD America, inc. is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to maintaining the legacy of the Amistad Incident of 1839. Our mission is to celebrate and teach the lessons of history, leadership, cooperation and justice inherent in the Amistad Inciden t of 1839 and the further its legacy through ownership and operation of Freeedom Schooner Amistd, educational programming and through visits to ports around the world. The Amistad Incident of 1839 brought races together in a common cause and continues to embody the ideals of perseverance, justice, and equality. The vessel offers an important message for all individuals about our collective history and the continuing struggle for equality and human rights.