Africana Center, 8 Professors Row, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 |  Tel: 617.627.3372  |  Fax: 617.627.3382  |  Email

The Africana Center offers advice and support to individual students and to a wide range of on-campus student organizations including: the Pan African Alliance (PAA), the Caribbean Club, African Student Organization (ASO), the Black Womenís Collective, Black Menís Group, BlackOut, Envy, Emerging Black Leaders Symposium (EBLS), ONYX literary magazine, and the residential unit, Capen House. The director serves as a liaison to community organizations and advocates on behalf of students in cases of intolerance and/or discrimination. Center staff provides academic and career counseling and assistance with personal and community matters. In addition, the Center collaborates with the Tufts Black Alumni Association to develop programs and events that encourage ongoing involvement with the greater Tufts community.

The Center works closely with the Social Justice Leadership Initiative, spearheaded by the Division of Student Affairs, which seeks to integrate traditional leadership concepts and trainings with principles of social justice. Activities include student discussions, workshops and recommended reading lists.

The Center also offers a study/reading room, computer room, conference room and lounge that may be reserved for meetings and classes.

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