About

About us

African Community Kalamazoo

African Community Kalamazoo is a non-profit and a non-political affiliated organization which started as an idea in 2017 but was officially registered in 2019 with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

The organization was formed to cater for the needs of all Africans in the Kalamazoo county of Michigan and by extension, United States. Also, we promote the unity unity of Africans, and support the development of our host community.

We are making sure that no family go to bed hungry. We also assist in translation and interpretation of languages for non-English speaking African immigrants and refugees. We run our organization on donations and support from individuals, group of individuals and charitable organizations.

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Our Goals, Mission & Vision

The motive that drives us

Our Goals are to:

  • Promote African unity in the United States.
  • Integrate Africans immigrants into the American system without losing their own culture.
  • Showcase African cultures and values in the American community.
  • Equip Africans in America with tools to succeed in their various spheres of influence.
  • Be in solidarity with one another in other to impact our lives and our host community and America positively.
  • Serve as bridge of languages translation and interpretation for new immigrants whose primary language is not English.

Our Mission is to promote unity through; cultural integration, community service, and social interaction.

Our vision is to create an enabling environment where everyone (African immigrants and host community) can thrive.

Meet Our Team

African Community Team

Meet the prominent members in African Community. They are the team behind the success of our Community.

Pastor Joshua M. Kibezi

President

Oluwayomi Adedeji

Secretary

Ched Kurtsovski

Volunteer