The African Americans in WNC and Southern Appalachia Conference is funded in part by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Please see our 2019 Sponsorship Activation Kit for details on sponsorship.

Change Leader Sponsor

WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition logo

Social Determinants of Health Sponsor

Dogwood Health Trust logo

Emerging Issues Sponsor

Blue Ridge Public Radio logo

Community Engagement Sponsors

Explore Asheville logo


Jackson County Branch of the 

NAACP logo           Self Help Credit Union logo


Additional Community Engagement Sponsors include Amy Mandel

Friend of the Conference


If you would like to become a sponsor, please email darin@darinwaters.com.