AACC Affiliated Councils
Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC)
The American Association for Women in Community Colleges was organized in 1973 and became an Affiliate Council of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC), now the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). In response to an affirmative vote of the membership, the organization’s name was officially changed on April 26, 1993 to the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). https://www.aawccnatl.org/about-aawcc.
National Asian Pacific Islander Council (NAPIC)
The National Asian Pacific Islander Council (NAPIC) was established in 2007 to provide a national body for Asian/Pacific Islander constituents of community colleges to have the opportunity to affiliate and identify in the interest of more effective education. As an affiliate organization of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), NAPIC is a non-profit, charitable, and educational organization. It is organized to operate for educational purposes, including access to quality education for Asian/Pacific Islanders, the enhancement of our pluralistic society, advocacy and policy, and the development of the nation’s total human resources. http://www.napicaacc.com/aboutUs.html.
National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC)
Established in 1985 as an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the council is the nation’s premier organization for preparation and support of Hispanic leaders in America’s community colleges. The non-profit, professional organization is committed to delivering high-quality leadership development experiences and providing Hispanics with opportunities to continue their personal and professional growth. http://www.ncchc.com/about.html.
National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA)
The National Council on Black American Affairs is a council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The NCBAA evolved over 30 years ago, during a time of great social, political, cultural, and educational change in the United States. African Americans and other groups that were underrepresented traditionally were enrolling in increasing numbers. Community colleges were being established at the rate of one per week. The National Council on Black American Affairs serves as a collaborative voice, promoting the academic success of African American students, faculty, staff and administrators. http://ncbaa-national.org/about/.