African Centre

The Cradle of Humankind

Our Team

Lucas M
ED & Founder

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Laureen O.
Women & Gender Epert

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Susan M.
Governance

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James M
Project Manager

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I’ve been in the IT Service Management industry with over 10 years experience working in Digital,Healthcare Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas ,Power Industries and supporting multiple, complex, large scale ,multi-million dollar complex initiatives and projects using best practices and processes I fell in love with technology at a tender age of 6 , participated in school events, was known as the "engineer" to most of my relatives because of my ability to fix any Electronic and Computing system I came across. I was fortunate to pursue Electronic and Computer Engineering in University and afterwards started working in my dream profession.I am very passionate about providing solutions to real life problems and championing projects that make a difference.

Abdullah R.
Developer

Developer

Expert developer with over 5 years of experience.

Esther Atemo
Management Consultant

Developer

Expert developer with over 5 years of experience.

who we are

VISION

African Centre in Toronto will build a strong self-determination community to promote and facilitate positive change for immigrants Across Canada and Globally through negotiation with provincial, territorial, and federal governments to recognize and honor Africans and other Canadian immigrants across Canadian Societies and global communities.
African Centre in Toronto envisions Cultural heritage conservation spaces or a Centre where Africans will showcase their customs, traditions, and heritages across Canada and Globally but more importantly, a home for all. A safe, comfortable, and healthy social environment with dignified housing for the seniors.

PURPOSE

The African Centre in Toronto is a Not-For-Profit organization federally registered across Canada. Its purpose since inception is grounded on the experiences and challenges that have been impediments to immigrants in developing their full potential in education, social-economic development, and empowerment that limits their needs to be well understood and attended to through arts, culture conservation, and Heritage in Across Canada and Globally.

PURPOSES OF ACT is

To elevate Africans and other immigrants’ heritage, general history, and Culture Conservation restoration in honor, justice, and development in Across Canada and Globally
Reignite the purpose and spirit of unity and integrate understood relations among Canadians and people of African origin.
Prompt and facilitate the participation of Canadians of African origin in Toronto across Canada and in global Communities.

To Put together and present Africa’s cultural, heritage, education, and social events that resonate with Canadian celebrations across Canada.
To research, educate, and occasion information and consultation to the community concerning African affairs in heritage, culture, and immigration in Across Canada and Globally

To cooperate with government agencies and departments to provide religious cultural, heritage, and education services to support the Education and quality of life of Canadians of African in Canada.
To initiate, corroborate and collaborate with like-minded organizations and communities.

To acquire all real and personal property that the organization shall deem necessary or convenient to carry out its purposes.

To Procure or acquire such funds as may be necessary for the fulfillment of said purposes through voluntary contributions, grants, bequests, provision of services, entertainment, and other means.

To provide similar and related services as determined by the membership in Across Canada and Globally

MISSION

ACT’s Mission is to foster a seamless immigration settlement while maintaining African Culture, and heritage and support, empowering and Promoting capacity building,  economic independence, and sustainable development for African immigrants in Canada by facilitating access to social, civic, economic, religious, and Cultural opportunities.

 

 THE MANDATE

Our mandate as African Centre is continual collective and self-determined in advocating for building Centres across Canada and Globally, African Centre will serve as a major source for information, data, research, and advocacy on key issues affecting community-based Organizations and the delivery of government-assigned and assisted programs that surrounds education, economic development, financial, healthcare, careers, family, African heritage, culture, and security for the socially underserved and underrepresented African Canadians.

African Centre will work closely in partnership and shared mission with all stakeholder organizations to enhance and expand access to quality and community-responsive social programs for all African Canadians who are underserved and underrepresented.

fulfilling its mission

Will serve as the major source for information, data, research, and advocacy on key issues affecting community-based organizations and the delivery of government-assigned and assisted programs that surrounds education, economic development, finances, healthcare, careers, family, African heritage, culture, and security for the socially underserved and underrepresented African Canadians in Across Canada and Globally
Will work with all community groups to provide education, training, technical assistance, and leadership development to African Canadian communities, centers, boards, employees, and others to promote excellence and cost-effectiveness in the importance of preserving and learning about our differences and similarities as African Canadians across Canada 
To build partnerships and linkages that will stimulate public and private sector investment in the delivery of quality community services to under-served communities in Canada.

OUR COMMITMENT

We will work with and for youths, seniors, and the entire community to meet the growing and changing needs of our aging population with a place they call home Across Canada and Globally Canada

COMMITTED PEOPLE

Our goal is to recruit, retain, develop, and recognize diverse, skilled staff and volunteers who passionately fulfill our mission for the advancement of Africans.

We will increase & diversify revenue sources.

Increase financial resources by expanding our development streams, engage and grow our donor base with a focus on planned giving, and secure undesignated, private, foundation, and trust funding as well as creating our financial sources.

We will expand our presence and visibility in Toronto & ON.

Increase awareness of our programs, services, and funding needs, collaborate with partners, municipal, provincial, and federal government and communities to respond to the diverse and growing needs of seniors, and expand our seniors’ housing programs and support services.