Annual Convention

Annual Convention October 3-6

The AAEC and Association of Canadian Cartoonists will be teaming up with the Université du Québec à Montréal for a 3-day celebration political cartoonists, October 3-6, 2024.

Online registration coming soon!

The AAEC hires a new Association Manager


The AAEC is happy to announce that it has hired Kelsey Maher as our new Association Manager.

Kelsey will be taking over for Wanda Nicholson, who is stepping down at the end of this month. The two are currently working together to transfer everything over to the new office in Sacramento, CA.

As of today, March 21, the new address for AAEC Mail is:
PO Box 160314
Sacramento, California 95816

Email will remain the same:

We're working on getting a phone number set up soon, but if you need to contact either Wanda or Kelsey, use the email.

Kelsey has experience working with non-profits of our size and scope. She has also worked with the U.S. Department of State to bring in speakers for the International Visitor Leadership Program, and on programs with the Library of Congress.

More details to follow, but in the meantime, please welcome Kelsey to the AAEC!

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The AAEC aims to be an international leader in support of the human, civil, and artistic rights of editorial cartoonists around the world, and to stand with other international groups in support of the profession.


Cartoons in Education

Every two weeks throughout the year, The Learning Forum and the AAEC offers CARTOONS FOR THE CLASSROOM, a free lesson resource for teachers discussing current events.  Visit for more lesson plans.