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African Caribbean Leadership Company Limited

Custodian of the Future

The African Caribbean Leadership Company (ACLCLimited, was originally founded in June 1975 by members of the Windrush Generation and has since then operated to service the needs of the African Caribbean community in the London Borough of Haringey and its surrounding areas.

 
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PLEASE NOTE:

THE CENTRE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR HALL HIRE!

The Cultural Centre is
currently closed

but, ACLC is still open
and here to support you!

Our beloved Cultural Centre which has been providing culturally sensitive services and activities for the African Caribbean Community in Hornsey for over 30 years – NEEDS YOUR HELP! 

 The iconic building founded by pioneering community leaders from the Windrush Generation, and which has also played host to many high-profile events is in a state of disrepair and needs refurbishing.  

We are raising funds for the repairs, so we can re-open the centre with renewed vigour, and new initiatives aimed at revitalising our community. 

To support our campaign please click here

The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded ACLC £10,000 for their project.  The ‘Sharing is Caring’ Senior Citizens Project will include chair-based exercises, monthly quizzes, and opportunities for seniors to share their ancestral stories and cultural activities.  Read more here.

INVITATION to LAUNCH EVENT

WINDRUSH COMPENSATION APPLICATION SUPPORT

Saturday, 11th May

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm at

The Community Hub

8 Caxton Road, Wood Green

London, N22 6TB

          Don’t Miss Out!

Come down and learn about the One to One Support sessions we can provide to help you with your application for compensation. 

Come down to learn whether you are eligible to apply for compensation and the next steps.

If you are unable to attend the launch event, Click here for more information.

 We look forward to seeing you on 11th May.

Portraits of a Generation

Our Trustee, Jessie Stephens, was one of ten privileged senior citizens selected to have their portraits painted to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Windrush to Tilbury Docks, East London in 1948.  The Portraits were commissioned last year by His Majesty King Charles III.  TO READ MORE… select News in the menu above.

Artist Sahara Longe, alongside her portrait of Jessie Stephens

His Majesty King Charles III greets Jessie at reception in honour of the ten portraits he commissioned last year, marking the 75th Anniversary of the arrival of  HMT Empire Windrush from the Caribbean to Britain in 1948.

Front Row: King Charles III, Queen Camilla sits among the ten selected Windrush pioneers who had their portraits taken.  Behind them proudly stands the artists.

Together we are stronger!

Windrush Generation: We salute those pioneering leaders in our community who had much to overcome and paved the way for us and future generations

Opening of the West Indian Cultural Centre in 1987

#BlackLivesMatter

The ACLC stands in support of #BLACKLIVESMATTER protests across the globe.
We will unite our community to strengthen our position and our voice.
We will connect with the Diaspora.
We will strategize in order to build economic strength in the Diaspora, Africa and the Caribbean.
Stand with us in solidarity.

Exhibition – Comemmorating Windrush 75th Anniversary:

“Portraits of a Generation“:

– Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, from June 22nd, 2023, to mid September, 2023.
– The National Portrait Gallery, London, from October to March, 2024.

 

B:M: 2024-Black History Month 2024 

Online magazine with news and events around the United Kingdom.  Click the link above or here.

 

Our Committees

Social, Wellbeing and Advocacy

Culture

Young People and Education

Women

Senior Citizens

Commercial and Economic Development