Formed on November 25, 2009, the African Canadian Federation of London and Area (ACFOLA) is a non-profit organization based in London, Ontario. ACFOLA is an umbrella organization of African Canadian associations and individuals. The organization sees its role as encouraging its members to participate and be included in economic, social, and cultural development. Its strategic direction is to contribute to developing London, Ontario, and surrounding areas as a socially and economically prosperous region in which no one is left behind.
Strategically, ACFOLA is focused on:
- working with African community associations and individuals
- helping African Canadians to be involved and be part of their local communities
- empowering African Canadians through cultural awareness, health, education, and employment
- pulling together the strengths of ACFOLA’s members, friends, and associates
To unite African-Canadian individuals and organizations through collaborative efforts that promote inclusion, integration and engagement in London and area; and to promote our individual, group and community welfare regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender.
To Serve and Advocate for the Inclusion, Engagement and Integration of African – Canadians in Community Life and Development of London and area. We strive towards the inclusion, engagement and integration of everyone in community life and development of London and area.
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