Zambian Heritage Association of Chicago (ZHAC) is a non-profit organization formed by Zambians living in Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
The main purpose of the association is to promote unity and the general welfare of Zambians in the greater Chicago metro area and to promote the Zambian culture and heritage. The association is registered as a 501 (c) 3, organized and operated exclusively as a non-profit organization and non-partisan entity. An additional purpose of the association is to participate in potential projects or activities, for example, those directed but not limited to promoting education and health in Zambia.
The association is open to anyone wishing to help in the activities and undertakings of the association. Membership in the association is voluntary. The association is headed by the ZHAC Executive Committee consisting of officers elected by the ZHAC membership.
In addition, ZHAC has a governing, the Board of Trustees whose role is that of an advisory body to the Executive, and to be within ethical and legal boundaries as per State and Federal NGO regulation.
Additionally, ZHAC will partner with other like minded associations to participate in mutually beneficial projects or activities, for example, those directed but not limited to promoting community health, education, cultural heritage and sports within the United States and in Zambia.
We, would like to thank everyone in the Zambian community, for the continued support and commitment towards ZHAC’s vision and mission statement.
The foundation has been laid, now we have a challenge of strengthening it, not for ourselves but generations to come.
The Association leadership can only do so much; hence our continued plea for everyone’s participation.
Every government, organization or even in a home, requires everyone’s participation to achieve its goals.
To quote one of America’s greatest leaders John F. Kennedy… “DO NOT ASK WHAT YOUR COUNTRY CAN DO FOR YOU; ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY.”
The same principle applies to us as a Zambian Community…“ASK NOT WHAT ZHAC CAN DO FOR YOU; ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR ZHAC.” Let us emulate that same principle.
Fellow Zambians (by decent, marriage or affiliation), as ZHAC, we are reaching out to you, to come out in numbers and work with us. Membership is open to anyone who has the Zambian community at heart whether you are a Zambian or not, a well-wisher OR friend, we embrace all.
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Thank You and God Bless ZHAC