AFCA Provides Fellowship, Support to People of Color

From left, Rommel Guadalupe, assistant director of institutional research, and Maggie Taylor, Public Safety officer, listen to their peers during the Nov. 16 meeting of the Administrators and Faculty of Color Alliance (AFCA). AFCA, a volunteer organization comprised primarily of administrators, faculty, and staff of African, Latino, Native American, and Asian descent, provides fellowship and support to all students, faculty, and staff on campus paying particular attention to the needs of the people of color in the community.

From left, Rommel Guadalupe, assistant director of institutional research, and Maggie Taylor, Public Safety officer, listen to their peers during the Nov. 16 meeting of the Administrators and Faculty of Color Alliance (AFCA). AFCA, a volunteer organization comprised primarily of administrators, faculty, and staff of African, Latino, Native American, and Asian descent, provides fellowship and support to all students, faculty, and staff on campus paying particular attention to the needs of the people of color in the community.

From left, Joanne Rafferty, associate director of operations in Usdan University Center; Persephone Hall, associate director of employer relations; Sarah Lazare, associate dean of student academic resources; and Sharise Brown, area coordinator in Residential Life, take a quiz on a fellow AFCA member during their meeting. The quiz allows club members to get to know each other better.

From left, Joanne Rafferty, associate director of operations in Usdan University Center; Persephone Hall, associate director of employer relations; Sarah Lazare, associate dean of student academic resources; and Sharise Brown, area coordinator in Residential Life, take a quiz on a fellow AFCA member during their meeting. The quiz allows club members to get to know each other better.

Lucy Diaz, assistant director of the Wesleyan Fund, is a member of AFCA.

Lucy Diaz, assistant director of the Wesleyan Fund, is a member of AFCA.

AFCA member Tracey Stanley, administrative assistant in the Registrar's Office, listens during the recent AFCA meeting. In the background, at right, is Ronnie Bowman, journeyman electrician.

AFCA member Tracey Stanley, administrative assistant in the Registrar's Office, listens during the recent AFCA meeting. In the background, at right, is Ronnie Bowman, journeyman electrician.

Fifteen members of AFCA gathered together Nov. 16 for a group photo. AFCA members and students meet periodically to discuss issues pertaining to the Wesleyan community and develop strategies for enhancing the community. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett Drake)

Fifteen members of AFCA gathered together Nov. 16 for a group photo. AFCA members and students meet periodically to discuss issues pertaining to the Wesleyan community and develop strategies for enhancing the community. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett Drake)

The next AFCA meetings are from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 17 and Jan. 19 in Usdan 110.