As a democratic, non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization, the goals and objectives of the Association are to:

* Unite Asantes in Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.
* Promote the social, moral, educational and the general welfare of its members.
* Provide a source of cultural enrichment, and promote interest, inform and educate the general community about Asante culture.
* To instill and inculcate in the youth the love and pride of Asante cultural heritage.
* Provide social networking and support for the members.
* Organize periodic workshops to educate members on pertinent issues, such as Asante culture and traditions, legal, immigration, health, employment, insurance and investments.
* Project good image of Asantes in the Washington, DC Metro Area.
* Support Asanteman development efforts by motivating and educating members to financially support educational, health and other social programs in Asanteman.
* Develop linkages to and networking with other African ethnic groups and participating in inter-cultural exchange programs.
* Assist the needy financially and in kind.
* Contribute to the development of the Washington, DC Metro Area community by performing voluntary services.

                                                            GOVERNING BODY
The governing body consists of :
* An Executive Council, headed by the President, is the policy making body and is responsible for the general administration of the Association.
* An Advisory Council, headed by the Asantefuohene (Chief) as the Chairman, has the role of advising on the progress and smooth administration of the Association and projecting Asante culture and traditions.