The African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes (ADAM) is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to providing various services to assist Africans in the Maritimes. Members consist of individuals of African descent, non-African spouses of Africans, as well as individuals who share the mission, vision, and objectives of ADAM.
ADAM's mission is to encourage and foster successful participation and integration of members of the African Canadian Diaspora in educational, social, political, civic, and economic activities in Nova Scotia and in the Maritimes. ADAM is a welcoming and integrating organization, and will strive to provide the tangible and intangible infrastructures that are needed to resettle and motivate new immigrants of African descent to stay in Nova Scotia.
ADAM envisions a society in which all individuals, including those of African descent, have equitable opportunities to realize their full potentials, and to participate meaningfully in the building of the Maritime Provinces.
ADAM’s purpose is to provide advocacy,coordination and technical support services to its members (african communities, organizations, groups and individuals), network with all levels of government and with other public and private organizations for the benefit of its members and the community at large.