African American Cultural Heritage Short Course

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The African American Cultural Heritage Short Course (AACHSC) is a celebration of the African American/Black experience in Southern NJ and the Greater Atlantic City area.  The event is centered around history, culture, art, music, leadership, entrepreneurship, and social movement.  This years goal is to transition the event and symbolize a shift in the "greater community leadership" to a younger audience by engaging intergenerational programming and idea sharing. 

AACHSC 2023 Information




Track 1 - "The Power of Words" Session
A poetry/spokenword/creative writing session to help develop one's own voice and express it.
Track 2 - "Leadership & Mentorship"
Speed Mentoring, Networking, How to utilize connections in the community, reflection to the session/larger concept.
Track 3 - "Music & Dance"
African Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Step Dance, Cheer Dance Styles invite committee members dance troop, D9 troop.
Track 4 - History & Culture
Panel of Elders, Cheryl Woodruff Brooks Literature, Lecture by AC Historian, Current events discussion session.

Registration Opening Soon

Types of Local Vendors

Local Restaurants

Food Trucks - Taste of AC 



Small Businesses 

Etsy/Pintress Owners


Jewelry & Beauty Products

Culture and Clothes

ACCC Boys & Girls Club


Would you like to be a vendor?

The AACHSC will feature African American authors and media producers in a variety of subject matters.  We would also like to highlight non-African American authors who capture the African American experience in everyday life.  Approved forms of media for the fair include: books, other published literature, CD/DVDs, children's books, postcards, photos and small artwork, stationary, writing materials, and other relevant cultural materials.  Vendors are required to reserve a table in advance to sell merchandise at the fair. Vendors who have an extensive inventory may reserve a maximum of two tables. Each table is $25.

For more information on the Book Fair, please email


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"Redefining Green" Book: Buy an Ad

The African American Cultural Heritage Short Course (AACHSC) features a full program book titled “Redefining Green,” a tribute to Victor Green’s “Negro Motorist Green Book” published from 1936 to 1964. Our program features course listings, neighborhood business listings, and advertising space for local businesses, nonprofits, and community events. By purchasing an ad in “Redefining Green” you help us deliver dynamic educational workshops and keep the registration costs accessible to the community. 

Half Page (5"h x 8"w): 

Full Page (11"h x 8"w): 

For more information on buying an ad, please email

Ads are subject to approval by Stockton for appropriate content (ie. profane/derogatory language and political campaign ads will not be accepted). Stockton reserves the right to for the final location of the the ad placement in the program book where available, but will do their best to accommodate requests. 

AACHSC Green Book


Thank you for your interest in the 2023 AACHSC! 

More information and registration coming soon...

Please view our youtube video to see a recap of the event.  We hope to see you!  

 #AACHSC2023 #StocktonAC #lifelonglearning

Stockton University Atlantic City
3711 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Have Questions?

For more information email or call 609-652-4227.

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