We are a home away from home.

Welcome to the African Center

We are dedicated to creating a vibrant and inclusive community that embraces the rich cultural heritage of Africa. We strive to foster a thriving and engaged African community by promoting cultural understanding, social and economic integration, and civic participation. 

Whether you’re a newcomer to the United States or a long-time resident, the African Center is your home away from home, providing invaluable resources to empower individuals, families, and businesses to thrive in Madison and Dane County.

upcoming events

Community lecture series

The lectures are open to the public. You are invited! 

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Atrium, Village on Park - 2230 South Park Street, Madison, WI 53713

Time: 5pm - 6:30pm

Taste of African cuisine.
Educative & culturally immersive experience.


We want to organize quarterly immigration workshops for the benefit of our community. Your feedback is invaluable in shaping workshops that will not only be relevant but genuinely enriching. As we gear up for an exciting lineup of workshops in 2024, we want to ensure that our programming aligns with the interests and needs of our diverse community.

It takes only 60 seconds to complete the survey.

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and ideas with us. Your input is invaluable as we strive to create meaningful workshops that address the needs and concerns of our immigrant community.

our work + impact


Our Impact in madison & dane county

Undocumented immigrants Supported
$ 0
For legal immigration support to address financial barriers facing undocumented immigrants
$ 0
For Metro bus passes to facilitate accessibility for new immigrants​
$ 0
For grocery cards to address food insecurity among those impacted by COVID-19
$ 0
For job training to enhance career prospects and integration into the workforce​

support us

There are several ways to support the African Center for Community Development:

Your donations enable new immigrants to thrive and contribute to the economy of our city, county, and state.

Become part of our board or join one of our committees to actively promote our work.

We’d love to keep you informed of our programs, community events and resources. Sign up for our newsletter!

Join us in making a difference and being a part of something greater than ourselves.
Your investments, time, and dedication can change lives and strengthen our community.

We can’t wait to welcome you!


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