Host Committee

The Host Committee serves as national ambassadors in promoting the historic accomplishments and achievements of Americans of African descent; and by providing technical assistance and encouragement to civic, corporate, patriotic, historical, educational, artistic, religious, economic, and other organizations in planning commemoration activities; by participating in and providing technical assistance to States, localities, and nonprofit organizations to further the commemoration activities to expand understanding and appreciation of the significant contributions of Americans of African descent since 1619 to present day by instilling a sense of pride and values to future generations.