With your support, the ACCL has been able to provide for the immigrant and refugee communities of the Greater Lowell area since the ribbon cutting ceremony on October 29, 2016, through education, advocacy, presentations, partnerships, community events and mentorship programs. Here ACCL director Gordon Halm is seen giving the values of the center as a gift during one of the tours by a community church summer program. Kids are seen stretching their hands to receive the core values of the center:
To equip African immigrants and refugees in the Greater Lowell area with resources to be actively engaged community members, through educational, social and cultural initiatives.
Represents the need to cherish and preserve our culture and to hold in high esteem our heritage won for us.
Represents pride, vision and self-respect. We are proud of our culture, and we pride ourselves in treating all people with dignity in our community.
Represents the intercultural connections of our shared community.