We educate people about African cultures. Sadly, most Canadians do not know anything about Black people though Blacks have been here since the 16th Century, long before the present-day Canada. The problem is most school curriculums are silent about Canadians of African descent. That means our children are growing up not knowing their true identity. This identity confusion is something ACAO is working on with the help of additional partners with the goal of alleviating and reducing such confusion. Our trained volunteers visit schools throughout the year to educate students about the African continent, its present nations and diverse cultures. ACAO believes educating people about African cultures is key to promoting real integration, tolerance and multiculturalism.
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