The mission of the African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) is to build community, identify career development opportunities and provide resources for African American employees at UC Davis Health. Our goals are to support our members in their personal and professional development and cultivate a sense of belonging for all employees.

AAFSA has several guiding principles for accomplishing its mission:

  • Principle 1:
    Invest in our future by awarding scholarships
  • Principle 2:
    Finance our budget through fund raisers
  • Principle 3:
    Fellowship with staff and faculty to facilitate African American Comradery in the workplace
  • Principle 4:
    Promote upward mobility through career development and mentorship programs
  • Principle 5:
    Sponsor and support special events to strengthen our bond with the community