National Council is the mouthpiece of the Ghanaian community in the
Chicago metropolitan area. It serves as the community
representative and coordinator between the Ghana government and the
growing population of Ghanaian citizens in Chicago.
The vision of
the Council is:
1. Build or
lease a Ghana Cultural Center or Ghana House where activities for
the Ghanaian Community are held. When the center is acquired Ghanaians
would not need to rent hotels and banquet halls for their activities. This will also mean revenue from Ghanaian expenditures come back to build the community. The Cultural Center will also
serve as a Ghanaian community center for Ghanaian and non-Ghanaian youth social and school activities. The Center will also serve as a food pantry for the homeless in the Chicago area regardless of ethnicity.
appointment of a Counsel-General for the Ghanaian population in the
Midwest is also a priority of the Council.
3. Make every
Ghanaian in the Chicago Metropolitan Area self-sufficient by
providing amenities and the tools to live comfortably in the area.
every senior without life insurance with affordable life insurance.
every college and high school student with a mentor in the Ghanaian community.
Ghanaian businesses the support needed to upgrade and maintain a
7. Help every
able Ghanaian in the community find a job.
8. Provide new
Ghanaian residents with temporary housing.
Ghanaian and non-Ghanaians in Ghanaian culture, music and fashion.