House Mission & Vision


To preserve, investigate, and promote the intellectual, cultural, and social movement traditions of the “House” and the African Diaspora.


The House is to develop process, functions and attributes throughout Yale and the City of New Haven, that are reciprocal and interactive, resulting in a sense of community, cultural vision, competence, efficacy, permanence, spiritual well-being and integrity. - See more at:…


Establish an effective structure for the presentation of Afro-American Cultural Center’s programs, projects, and activities.

Provide a house where students of the African Diaspora can recover a feeling of home through a shared sense of family and belonging.

Create an atmosphere to foster deep knowledge and high regard for African, Afro-Caribbean and African American history, arts, letters, politics and  culture.

Maximize the academic achievement, personal development and leadership skills of students of the African Diaspora.

Promote the lines of communication and collaboration between the Yale and New Haven communities while developing an environment of social action and increased linkage.

Establish a 21st century objective to link the Afro-American Cultural Center with the African Diaspora in order to establish relationships for collaboration (Est. 2012).

See more at: