Welcome to the African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI). ACOMI Andre Doumbeis a non-profit, non-sectarian organization, bringing together individuals and community organizations of African heritage in the province of Manitoba, Canada.
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…Whereas we the members of the African community resident in Manitoba, Canada are mindful of our cultural heritage as the major unifying factor providing us with an identity, unity of purpose and serves as the driving force in all our endeavors;
…Whereas we are conscious of the diverse nature of our background and the differing languages spoken by our membership;
…Whereas we are aware of the aspirations of our community, being one of the ethno-cultural groups in the Canadian mosaic;
…Now therefore may it be known and understood that we the members of the various African organizations and individuals of African heritage in Manitoba, desire to unite freely, and voluntarily under one organization, the African Communities of Manitoba Inc., also referred to as ACOMI; for the purpose of:
- promoting unity, friendship, brotherhood and sisterhood among people of African heritage in Manitoba, and
- to promote mutual understanding between peoples of African heritage and Canadians of other backgrounds, and
- to ensure that people of African heritage have access to the goods and services needed to address issues of poverty, homelessness, education, health, nutrition and social exclusion delivered in a culturally appropriate manner, and
- to preserve our common cultural heritage while recognizing our separate identities.