Our Mission

Founded in 1991, the African American Cultural Center (AACC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) supports the academic and diversity missions of the University.  Through innovative programming and initiatives the Center will:

  • Explore African American and African Diasporan traditions
  • Build campus and community partnerships
  • Serve as a dynamic hub for research, collaboration,  and educational programming
  • Engage and serve the UIC campus and the City of Chicago