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Karibu
አንዃን ደህና መጡ
Ye oso move
Weizo
Soo dhawoow
Kuabo
Isibingelelo
Ilo la
أهلا و سهلا


Welcome


The Organization strives to create opportunities for access and full participation of members of the African community in all aspects of society including economic, social, cultural and educational endeavors and contribute to the holistic development and wellness of the African individual, family and community. Essentially, our motto is prosperity through hard work and cooperation.



Africa Centre Case Study

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African Centre Case Study Report

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Africa Centre Youth Empowerment Group Website


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Early Learning Summer Camp

Ages 4-6

We have two sessions of summer camp for ages 4 & 5 years of age. The first  three week session runs from July 7th to July 24th, 2015 and the second three week session runs from July 28th to August 14th, 2015 from 9am to 4pm. Both sessions are full and we have a long waiting list. We have 6 wonderful staff that help assist us with the summer camp this year who have planned exciting cultural activities. 

Activities:

 This week's theme  is Super heroes

- Calder Librarian come in and read stories, songs and games for the children.

- Tololwa M. Mollel an african author will be telling his interactive African story about Anasi the Spider.

- Nurse from the Woodcroft public health centre centre to talk about outdoor safety to encourage sun safety habits.

- The children will be making dreamcatchers, kente cloth, Inukshuks and many more crafts.

- We will be participating in dancing, yoga and gym games getting physical activity everyday to keep the children`s  bones strong.

Summer Camp encourages children to

- use their imagination,

- sensory skills,

- gross motor skills,

- fine motor skills and

- develops social and emotional development in young children getting them ready for school. 

FEEDBACK WORKSHOP

Research study on Experiences of African Immigrants to Edmonton

Dear Community Members and Friends,

With the arrival of people from the continent of Africa and other parts of the world,  Edmonton's culture and heritage is continually enriched. To fully comprehend the diversity and experiences of people from Africa immigreating to Edmonton, the Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta (Africa Centre) engaged sociology researcher at  the University of Alberta to review research literature and to hold indepth interviews with individuals from Africa,

  • to identifying reasons for coming,

  • transitioning into their new community,

  • interaction with Canadian institutions,

  • challenges faced,

  • strategies employed to overcome them,

  • what it takes to settle in Edmonton,

  • and the role the Africa Centre could play to support their transition.

Learn about the research outcomes and provide feedback on ways this knowledge can help the community.

Presenter: Eileen Omosa, PhD

Date: July 11, 2015

Venue: Africa Centre 13160-127 Street

Time: 1pm-3pm

 Lunch will be provided. 

Please bring friends and family to share the Experiences of African Immigrants to Edmonton