Cecil Adams, co-founder and executive director of La Crosse’s African
American Mutual Assistance Network (AAMAN), will talk about the heritage of
African Americans in the area, and contemporary programs directed by his
organization to assist with education and employment. His talk is entitled “African
Americans in the La Crosse Area – The Process”. Touching on past and present
challenges, he will also highlight La Crosse’s annual Juneteenth Celebration,
explaining its historical and cultural significance.