African & Caribbean Students Union

The African and Caribbean Students' Union of Amherst College fosters, analyzes and celebrates African and Caribbean cultural and political identities. The ACSU educates and empowers the Amherst community by raising awareness about Africa and the Caribbean in order to dispel stereotypes and instead, instill cultural pride Africans and Caribbean. The African and Caribbean Students' Union is a group for students who identify themselves with the African and/or Caribbean culture, however it is open to all students of Cultural/Ethnic backgrounds. Additionally, the ACSU works to create awareness about issues in Africa and the Caribbean as well as establish a community for sharing and embracing the cultures.