Conference Overview

The African Americans in WNC and Southern Appalachia Conference illuminates the African American experience in Southern Appalachia including history, culture, community, and enterprise. Now in its 7th year, the three-day conference seeks to eradicate incomplete and false narratives about African Americans in this region, while creating new possibilities for the future. This year's conference will take place Oct. 15-17, 2020 with the theme of "Creators, Sustainers and Contributors."

Registration for the 2020 conference will be available soon. 

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