THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN INITIATIVE
We support & strengthen African-American, other minorities, and under-served citizens by encouraging service, involvement & philanthropy in the Greater High Point community
The African-American Initiative (AAI) of the United Way of Greater High Point is a group of citizens with a connection to Greater High Point that are working to provide and support opportunities that engage and promote growth and development in Greater High Point’s African-American, other minority, and under-served communities. Membership in AAI is free and open to anyone who supports AAI’s mission.
To provide opportunities for African American citizens to be engaged with the United Way of Greater High Point and its partner and affiliated agencies
To identify issues of importance to Greater High Point’s African-American community
To support activities that promote the mission of AAI
To continually highlight the importance of community involvement and philanthropy in the African-American community.
SIGN UP FOR OUR FALL 2023 PROJECT BOARD DEVELOPMENT CLASSES!
Project Board Development
PBD is a leadership development program designed to identify, recruit and train a diverse group of candidates for referral to serve on committees and governing boards of area health and human service organizations. Classes are held in the Spring and Fall. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, classes are currently being held virtually.
To join please contact Latoya Bullock at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call at 336-883-4127.
TO THE 2023 SPRING GRADUATES!
First Row: Denise Hughes, Ciltona Cawthorne, Evelyn Williams
Second Row: Dominique Cleveland, Denise Hughes, Christy Golden, Nikki Meadows Harris, Joan Holder, Sara Barlow, Iyanna Salters, Nancy Bowman
Third Row: Diane Dunn, Roger Curol
The AAI Crucial Conversations are designed to cover pressing conversations that are impacting the Greater High Point Community. The conversations allow for community members to express their thoughts as well as ask questions about pressing topics while gaining information from professionals who have knowledge and expertise in those areas.
For more information, check out our Facebook or
contact Latoya Bullock at email@example.com.
Thank You to Our AAI Steering Committee!
Janet-Riley Wright- Chair
Charrisse Franklin- Secretary
Mary Lou Blakeney
Joe Barnes- Staff
Latoya Bullock- Staff
High Points in High Point’s history with Adrienne Jones and Chiquita Tillman McAllister discuss the contributions of their fathers, Dr. Julius Jones and Dr. Otis Tillman, to the Greater High Point community. Featuring host Natalie Wilson. Come celebrate Black History and Women’s History with the African American Initiative of United Way of Greater High Point.
For those who missed the live virtual event of our UWGHP/AAi Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 16th, you can still benefit from the discussion with this recording.
Listen as experts help dispel the myths and give the facts surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines.
A special thank you to Natalie Wilson of FOX8 for moderating this special event.
MORE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED?
Join us for any AAI event prior to becoming a member.
Mix & Mingles: These are free networking events that provide a relaxed forum for professionals to learn about what’s happening in the community and how they can get involved.
Attend Monthly Meetings: 3rd Friday of each month @ 9:30 am
Join the E-Mail List
Join a Committee
Support an AAI Event
For more information, contact:
Latoya Bullock, (336) 899-0879,
Joe Barnes, (336) 883-1077,