African Cultural Alliance of North America


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General Information
Description of AgencyThe African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA) was founded in 1999 in order to bridge the gap between the African immigrant and the American community. It was incorporated in October 1999 as a response to the overwhelming requests for help by the African refugee, asylee and immigrant community members in dealing with the stressors associated with adjusting to their new community.

Agency Mission: To help refugee and immigrant families access health and other social benefits with special focus on women, children, youth and the elderly in their resettlement process in Pennsylvania; mobilize African cultural artesian, performing and recording artists to create an awareness of the African Culture; promote the preservation of cultural values as well as support artists efforts to promote their own vocations in their new environment.
LocationPhiladelphia
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameVoffee S. Jabateh
Contact's PositionFounder and Executive Director
Contact's Phone215-729-8202
Contact's Emailinfo@acanaus.org
Physical Site Address 15521-23 Chester Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA 19143
Main Phone215-729-8225
Fax215-729-8202
Emailinfo@acanaus.org
Web Addresshttp://www.acanaus.org
 
Director Information
Director's NameVoffee S. Jabateh
Director's PositionFounder and Executive Director
Director's Phone215-729-8202
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: African Cultural Alliance of North America
Affiliated Programs: African Cultural Alliance of North America, Inc. (ACANA) -Philadelphia; Kingsessing
Affiliated Services: African Cultural Alliance of North America - Adult Basic Education
African Cultural Alliance of North America - Computer Hardware Program
African Cultural Alliance of North America - Health Fair
African Cultural Alliance of North America - Refugee/Asylee Program
African Cultural Alliance of North America - WATREP Program