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What Is the AAC?

The mission at the AAC-MCDP is to promote political participation and education within the African American Community, encourage African Americans to seek public office, represent issues and concerns of its membership to the Democratic Party Leadership and work towards strengthening the Democratic Party.

Our Purpose


Our Issues

The AAC is working to affect change in the following areas:

Voter Education

Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) System

Housing Affordability

Criminal Justice Reform


  • Support the Democratic principles, goals and objectives at all levels of the Party;

  • Increase the visibility and influence of African Americans in the Democratic Party;

  • Ensure that issues of concern to the African American Community are made known to the Democratic Party and the Party's position on these issues are communicated to the AAC-MCDP membership;

  • Take appropriate public stands on issues relevant to the African American Community;

  • Encourage African Americans to seek elective office, participate in delegate selection and committee assignments at all levels of the Democratic Party;

  • Work with the African American Caucus of the North Carolina Democratic Party to empower the Democratic Party of North Carolina;

  • Communicate public policy concerns and issues relative to African Americans and provide a platform for public discourse;

  • Advise and endorse candidates and policies to the African American Community where not prohibited by these By-Laws and the Democratic Party Rules and Regulations;

  • Work for the election of Democratic Party candidates during the General and Special Elections.

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