Founded in 1974, the American Association for Access, Equity, and Diversity (formerly the American Association for Affirmative Action) is a national not-for-profit association of professionals working in the areas of affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity. They help their members to be more successful and productive in their careers. They promote understanding and advocacy of affirmative action to enhance access and equality in employment, economic and educational opportunities. For more information about AAAED, please visit