What Does the Council Do?
We advise the Governor and Legislature on issues that affect the African Heritage community. We also serve as a liaison to the federal government, local government units and private organizations on matters relating to People of African Heritage in Minnesota.
Next Meeting dates:
Feb. 26th, 2019 Full Council Meeting 6:00 - 8:00 PM Centennial Office Building, Lady Slipper Conference Room
Meetings are general open to the public unless otherwise notified and parking is free on the Orange level of the parking ramp behind the Centennial Building.
African Heritage Day-on-the-Hill
Feb. 26th in the Rotunda of the State Capitol from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Please join us at the African Heritage Day-on-the-Hill. The Council is happy to announce that we will be partnering with the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) for this event. This year there will be a rally, a special keynote speaker, speeches from Legislators of African Heritage and community member visits with their local Legislators. More information on this event will be posted close to the event's date.
Take Our Survery
We want to hear from you! Click on the link below to let us know what issues you would like us to focus on in 2019.
Are You a Business Owner of African Heritage?
As a business owner of African Heritage, the Council would like to invite you to become a vendor with the State of MN. The process is quick, simple and it will allow you to not only be a vendor in order to work with the Council but also be a vendor with any other state agency. The Council is working towards increasing the number of vendors of African Heritage with the State of Minnesota. To get started with the registration process click here to be redirected to the registration site.