ACN Mission

The mission of the Ankeny Community Network (ACN) is to provide a supportive environment that appreciates multiculturalism and diversity. Establish a community network through relationship building, civic engagement, community leadership and education on diversity.

How You Can Get Involved

Check out our community events, support minority owned businesses, volunteer with ACN, and promote inclusivity in Ankeny.

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Minority Owned Businesses

Support black and brown businesses in Ankeny and the metro! We are currently updating our list, so please email us with your input at!


ACN holds events throughout the year and we have teams of volunteers that make those happen. Want to get involved?  Email!

Our Events

Our events drive our mission. From a spectacular Juneteenth festival, to honoring our educatiors and students of color at our Back to School Bash, to celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. at our annual vigil, to semi-monthly social gatherings, we have a place for you to find connection!