African American Heritage Commission

The City-County African American Heritage Commission consists of 9 members – 3 appointed by the Asheville City Council, 3 appointed by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, and 3 appointed by the six appointed members.

The Commission is to advise the City Council and County Commissioners about the preservation, interpretation, and promotion of African American arts, history and culture.

Regular Meeting Schedule

The African American Heritage Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the First Floor Conference Room of City Hal.

NOTICE: The African American Heritage Commission will hold a commission retreat on July 20, 2019 from 9:15am-3:30pm at the Tzedek Social Justice Building Located at 37 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801.

Contact Information

Chair – Sasha Mitchell – sasha.mitchell@gmail.com

Meeting Documents:


Date/agenda Documents
7/20/2019 Agenda 7/20/2019 Documents
7/11/2019 Agenda 7/11/2019 Documents
5/9/2019 Agenda 5/9/2019 Documents
4/11/2019 Agenda 4/11/2019 Documents
2/14/2019 Agenda 2/14/2019 Documents
1/10/2019 Agenda 1/10/2019 Documents