Dedicated to the promotion of political art
The AAEC is dedicated to the promotion of political art in American life and the celebration of free speech and a free press as essential to a healthy democracy. 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.
- To support the profession of editorial cartooning in the United States on all platforms, from print to digital.
- To be a national and international leader for free speech, the foundation of political cartooning.
- To encourage and foster young editorial cartooning talent.