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Afrikan Canadian Heritage and Friendship Centre

Location
Located Within Guysborough
Where To Find Us
Chedabucto Place
27 Green St
Guysborough, NS B0H 1N0
 
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Areas Served Guysborough County
Contact
Website srsb.ca/sites/default/files/ACHFC%20Quick%20Reference%20Guide-February-2015.pdf
E-Mail srsb@strait.ednet.ns.ca
Phone 902-533-4006
Fax 902-533-3554
Description & Services
Information The Afrikan Canadian Heritage and Friendship Centre (ACHFC) officially opened it's doors in November 2001. 
 
It operates under the direction of the Strait Regional School Board. It is located in Chedabucto Place, Guysborough, which is also home to the Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy school facility and community recreation facilities. 
 
Presently, it is the only afrocentric enhanced learning space located in an educational institution in Nova Scotia. 
 
The ACHFC is committed to increasing the public's awareness of the importance of African Heritage. As a result, the centre: 
 
Is open to the public 
Serves as a resource to other schools in the region 
Acknowledges the contributions of individuals through its community recognition program 
Offers a range of diverse programs and educational activities 
Hosts special events 
Celebrates African Heritage throughout the year 
 
The Centre is a valuable resource for students, staff, and members of the school community. In particular, it is a resource centre for all schools in the Strait region and partners with the local and provincial African Nova Scotia community to achieve its mandate. 
 
The goal of the ACHFC is to promote and enhance the cultural values and traditions of the African Canadian community. 
 
The Centre plays a key role in preserving and protecting the community's heritage as well as fostering cultural awareness and cross-cultural understanding. 
 
Special Information
Established November 2001
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