AAMAN’s Mission is to increase partnerships between the African American Mutual Assistance Network-(AAMAN) and US communities to address issues of diversity and inclusion affecting our Nation’s future. Advise AAMAN on ways to address diversity and inclusion issues; and provide key external support for AAMAN’s 2020FWD Strategic Framework, which promotes diversity and inclusion to reinvigorate the US’s economy and enhance the quality of life for all its citizens. Provide educational resources to children and young adults in order to realize the possibility of a successful and productive life. Develop employment and educational opportunities for low-income families while inspiring children to learn, adults to teach and communities to move forward together.
We believe the quality of the investment we make in our youth and their families will help to positively shape their future. All of these individuals represent the promise of accomplishing great things and deserve every opportunity to fulfill that promise without restrictions…..AAMAN!
AAMAN was Founded on May 15, 2003, in Minnesota by Mr. Cecil Adams, Jr. and by Mrs. Valjean J. Adams and received its Certificate of Incorporation on April 5, 2006, and received its IRS 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt status in June 2006.
In 2005 AAMAN laid the foundation for the first combined La Crosse, WI and Winona, MN Martian Luther King Junior Celebrations and the area’s first White Privilege Workshops. AAMAN was one of the first stakeholders to assist with the establishment of The Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council.