The Haverstraw
African American Connection


The mission of the Haverstraw African American Connection is to research, recover, preserve and teach the rich culture and contributions of African American’s with emphasis on the African American people of Haverstraw N.Y.

H.A.A.C is a Non-Profit 501c3 agency.  Through public outreach, dialogue, exhibits and other community initiatives, we will promote knowledge,acceptance and appreciation of our heritage and honor it.

Virginia "Ginny" Norfleet

HAAC Founder 

Civil Rights Hall of Fame Inductee

Rockland County Commission on Human Rights

October 24, 2019

 Recipient of the Spring Valley NAACP

Community Service Award

October 25, 2019

 Recipient of the 2019 Rockland County Executive Historic Preservation - Margaret B. and John R. Zehner Award for contributions to the county's history, and for underscoring the value of historic preservation to the community.


41 Clinton St. Haverstraw, NY, USA


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