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Check out our Videos Page!
WE have added a new video up on our video page! In an interview with LTC, Gordon Halm is interviewed about the history of African culture in Lowell. Check it out the video on our photos and videos page. You can access that page by clicking here. We also have another video shared with us by one of our partners, UMASS Lowell. Check that out here: https://www.brainshark.com/uml/GJ_Community
African Festival 2018
The 2018 African Festival in Lowell was a huge success! To see pictures from the event click go to our photos and videos page! Click here to be redirected to our Media Page, the click on photos and videos, and click on the African Festival Album! Here is a preview:
More Happenings at the Center
On April 25, 2018, the ACCL director was invited as a guest critic for student presentations at Harvard University. The initiative presented was Lowell: A Greater Gateway by the Master in Urban Planning students at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Lowell Department of Planning and Development, as well as other organizations ACCL director addressing a group of Harvard and MIT professors and other consultants from the Boston area. On June 15, 2018, Liz C
Donations for Summer School
May 2nd, 2018: Jacquelyn visits The Center and donates books, pens, and other stationary for the 2018 Summer School Program Thank you Jacquelyn for your wonderful donation!
Meet our Volunteer: Nneka Agha!
In 2015 I graduated with honors from Babcock University in Nigeria, with a degree in International Law and Diplomacy. Prior to that I obtained a French certificate from the University of Burgundy, in Dijon, France under the International Center for French Studies. Also, in 2015 I was awarded an Introductory Certificate in Arbitration by the chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK division. Later that year I began a compulsory 1year National Youth Service to my country. During t
Meet our New Intern: Kripa!
I am studying Peace and Conflict Studies as a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The opportunity to work with Gordon at the African Community Center is an exciting challenge. I hope to learn how a nonprofit is run, especially one that helps and empowers immigrants, refugees, and minorities. I will be working on the database for ACC – learning how to create a database and use it to serve the organization’s needs. I am the pianist at Chelmsford Bible Ch
First Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony
ACCL assisted members of Haitian community to organize their first independence flag day at Lowell City Hall. City Mayor Bill Samaras meets with leaders of the Haitian community.
African Festival Volunteers
A new UMass Lowell student who moved from California to Lowell pays a visit to The Center. He and the other volunteers and interns of the ACCL will be at the African Festival this Saturday where they will be conducting a survey within the African Community to find out what needs to be improved.
ACCL intern Kripa Joseph assisting a family member from Afghanistan, now a student at Middlesex Community College, with his class project.
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