Welcome to Issamba Centre

A hub for African, Caribbean diaspora, and  African Descent communities on Vancouver Island and beyond. 

Centre Culturel et Social pour les Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine

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 Zal Sissokho - Kora Flamenca
Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Victoria Event Centre

We're Hiring!

Job Description

Those who specialize in advertising, marketing and public relations: - Analyze advertising needs
- Develop appropriate advertising and marketing plans -
Publicize activities and events
- Understanding of intersectionality and social justice;
- Considerable understanding and knowledge of anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination as it relates to anti-Indigenous racism, classism, anti-Asian racism, ableism, misogyny, transphobia, homophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia.

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About Us

Issamba Centre is a hub for People of African origin and of African descent, and a gateway for engagement with Africa and the Caribbean. We are the only African Descent Centre in BC, and are proud to be the first on Vancouver Island.


What We Offer

From information/referrals to educational and cultural programs, we can help.




The African Art & Cultural Community Contributor Incorp. is supported by the Government of Canada’s Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative and the Tropicana Community Services, The Government of British Columbia, and the City of Victoria


Thank you for your generous support!

We acknowledge that our organization is based on the traditional unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples,  specifically the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.

African Arts & Cultural Centre: A hub for people of African Descent

Centre Culturel et de Services Sociaux pour les Personnes d'Ascendance Africaine

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