African American Advisory Council

Juneteenth 2019

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AAAC Feb 2019 National African American History Month Pic 1

Supervisors proclaim February 2019 as National African American History Month

AAAC Feb 2019 National African American History Month Pic 2

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The Coconino African American Advisory Council entry in the Vora Financial Holiday Light Parade on December 8, 2018.

The Coconino County African American Advisory Council was established in 2001 by the Board of Supervisors. The Council was created to provide an official liaison and communication link between the African American community and Coconino County.

Vision:

To serve as an official liaison between African American citizens and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors.





Mission Statement:


Creating Cultural and Community Connections by working to preserve, present, and maintain cultural history and advocating for educational, social and economic equity with the understanding that service is focused on cultures representing Blacks/African Americans and all individuals within the African Diaspora in Coconino County.
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Meetings:


  • Second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM
  • Coconino County Administration Center, 2nd Floor 219 E. Cherry Ave. Flagstaff, AZ 86001
  • Date and location subject to change. Call (928) 679-7135 to verify the meeting date and time prior to attending.
  • The public is invited to attend the African American Advisory Council meetings.
  • Meeting agenda and minutes
  • Notices

Upcoming Events:

 

Membership:


The council is composed of volunteer members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Members must reside in Coconino County. Members should also have an interest in and knowledge of issues and concerns of importance to African Americans residing in Coconino County. One does not need to be African American to be a member. For more information about membership appointment and term limits, please read through the council bylaws.

The Council is currently recruiting interested members. Interested citizens are encouraged to submit an electronic application for membership to the council.

Current Council Members:


  • Deborah Harris - Chair
  • Breyaunna Smith - Vice Chair
  • Amber Jones - Member
  • Khara House - Member
  • Laurel Matsuda - Member
  • Tracye Moore - Member

Activities and Events the Council has Been Involved In Include:


  • Review and made recommendations on proposed local, state and federal legislation
  • Community Resource Fairs
  • Juneteenth community event
  • Gospel Festivals
  • African American History Month activities and Events, essay contests
For more information about the Council please read our brochure or contact (928) 679-7135.