African American Heritage Network


The African American Heritage Network is an independent consortium of individuals, nonprofits, faith leaders, churches, and supporters who are committed to African American empowerment through community partnerships in education, economic development, community justice, and heritage initiatives including Black History and Gospel Music events. 

Community Partnerships

African American Heritage Network community partners participate in one or more initiatives, and in one or more locations, as dependent on the given partner’s mission and interests. 

Collaboration within a network of organizations empowers African American advancement programs to be strengthened with wider support for more communities inside and outside the beltway (DC/VA/MD), with long-term goals for national programs. 


Partnership Development

Engaging community outreach and networking in developing partnerships between organizations for shared benefits

Education & Awareness

Cross-promotion of events, essays, and campaigns within the network, plus long-term goal for Documentaries

Black History

Supporting partnerships and collaborations between Historians of African American History and Historical Black Churches

Gospel Music

Supporting gospel music events and partnerships in the faith community

Speaker Series

Supporting special guest speakers on African American history, empowerment for youth and adult programs

Community Justice

Faith-based outreach and program development in partnerships between church community and criminal justice