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ASC Hosts Dance Fitness & Boot Camp - Shape Up NYC Exercise Classes

ASC is thrilled to be hosting two FREE Shape Up NYC exercise courses! Fitness instructor, Beverly Brown's Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness exercise class at African Services Committee is free and open to the public every Wednesday at 6:30 pm and instructor Tobi Abegunde holds Boot Camp at ASC every Friday at 6 pm! Join us on ASC's 3rd floor. ALL WELCOME

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ASC Awarded NYIC 'Member of the Year'

African Services Committee was named  "Member of the Year" alongside a number of champion supporters of immigrant communities in the United States, including Joyce Chang, Josefina Vázquez Mota and Suzette Brooks Masters, at the New York Immigration Coalition's 2016 Gala, on May 24th at Capitale NY.

More than four hundred individuals representing community organizations, labor groups, faith organizations, businesses, and government gathered to celebrate at the elegant venue on Manhattan's Lower East Side. 

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Open Letter to UN Secretary-General

We, the undersigned civil society organizations from around the world, are writing to you to express our profound outrage at the exclusion of a significant number of civil society organizations from the list of organizations published today, accredited to attend the upcoming High Level Meeting on AIDS on June 6th to 8th 2016. 

Read more: Open Letter to UN Secretary-General

WNYC & Harper’s Feature ASC’s Work to Help Trafficking Victim

Thank you to WNYC, Harper's Magazine and NPR's Alexandra Starr for revealing the horrors of human trafficking in "Trafficked to Play, Then Forgotten." The story, which reveals how the demand for college basketball talent has led to human trafficking in countries like Nigeria, was also heard on NPR All Things Considered and The Brian Lehrer Show, with the print version "American Hustle: How elite youth basketball exploits African athletes" by Alexandra Starr appearing in Harper's Magazine April edition (click here to read the full story).

African Services' dedicated legal team, led by ASC Supervising Attorney Kate Webster along with ASC staff attorney Jessica Greenberg, worked tirelessly to help secure a bright future for Alley Ene. 

Read more: WNYC & Harper’s Feature ASC’s Work to Help Trafficking Victim

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