About Us

Committed To Our Cause

The Afghan American Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit, non-partisan institution representing and advancing the interests of Afghan-American communities focused on civic, cultural, economic, and policy issues amongst the American public, policymakers, and opinion shapers.

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Mission Statement

Afghan American Foundation

The Afghan American Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit, non-partisan institution representing and advancing the interests of Afghan-American communities focused on civic, cultural, economic, and policy issues amongst the American public, policymakers and opinion shapers. This mission is pursued through sustained engagement in the following areas:

 

  • Fostering strong civic and political participation of Afghan-American communities in the democratic process; supporting advocacy initiatives directed towards policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels;

  • Supporting objective research, reporting, and analysis on issues of interest to Afghan-American communities;

  • Creating bridge-building platforms and avenues of collaboration for Afghan-American organizations and their counterparts in Afghanistan; 

  • Strengthening the United States-Afghanistan bilateral relationship through cultural, social, and economic engagements

 

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