Advocacy & Services
100 Black Men of America
Recognized as the nation's top African American led mentoring organization, the mission of 100 Black Men of America is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.
African American Planning Commission
The African American Planning Commission is a New York City-based nonprofit organization committed to reducing homelessness and addressing the related issues of domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, mental illness, substance abuse, shortage of affordable housing, and unemployment in the communities in which we live and serve.
American Association of Blacks in Energy
The American Association of Blacks in Energy's mission is to provide direct input into the deliberations and developments of energy policies, regulations, emerging technologies, and environmental issues.
Association of Black Psychologists
The Association of Black Pyschologists is organized to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including but not limited to: promoting and advancing the profession of African Psychology; influencing and affecting social change; and developing programs whereby psychologists of African descent (hereafter known as Black Psychologists) can assist in solving problems of Black communities and other ethnic groups.
Black Girls Code
BGC provides young and pre-teen girls of color opportunities to learn in-demand skills in technology and computer programming at a time when they are naturally thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter, Global Network is a global organization whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. It has many chapters across the country, including NYC.
Black Lives Matter of Greater New York
Black Mamas Matter Alliance
Black Mamas Matter Alliance is a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance centering Black mamas to advocate, drive research, build power, and shift culture for Black maternal health, rights, and justice.
Black Women’s Blueprint
Black Women’s Blueprint is a transnational Black feminist organization which celebrates and seizes the opportunities of the African diaspora, all while mourning the violent conditions that created it. Initially borne of the slave trade and the Middle Passage, and expanded by contemporary crisis on, and migration from, the African continent, the diaspora contains multitudes of individual testimonies which, when united, derive our true power as Black women.
Blacks in Technology
Blacks In Technology is the largest community and media organization that focuses on black women and black men in the technology industry. Through community-focused activities, events and media, Blacks In Technology (BIT) is “Stomping the Divide” by establishing a blueprint of world-class technical excellence and innovation by providing resources and guidance.
Collective Black People Movement
The mission of the Collective Black People Movement is to gather, document, and organize the skills, talents, and intelligence (education) of black people for the purpose of self-help and collective development.
Women of Color in Communication is an essential organization for women of color in all areas of communications including Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Advertising, Print Media, Broadcast, Digital, and more.
Information Technology Senior Management Forum
The Information Techonology Senior Management Forum's mission is to increase the representation of black professionals at senior levels in technology, to impact organizational innovation and growth.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
National Association of African Americans in Human Resources
The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources is an inspirational and unique career development and networking organization for Black and African American human resources practitioners that provides networking, career opportunities, educational and professional development, mentorship and coaching, and tools, tips, and resources.
National Association of Black Accountants
The National Association of Black Accountants is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the Accounting, Finance, Consulting, Information Technology, and other related business professions.
National Association of Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists was founded in 1975 and is an organization of journalists, students, and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of African-American journalists worldwide.
National Bail Out
This is a Black-led and Black-centered community-based movement aimed at ending systems of pre-trial detention and at ending mass incarceration.
National Bar Association
The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
The National Black Chamber of Commerce represents 95,000 African-American–owned businesses and provides advocacy that reaches one million African-American-owned businesses. It is the largest Black business association in the world. The National Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African-American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the US and via interaction with the African Diaspora.
National Black Disability Coalition
The nation’s organization for Black people with disabilities, organizing around issues of mutual concern.
National Black Justice Coalition
NBJC is America's leading national Black LGBT civil rights organization focused on federal public policy. The mission is to end racism and homophobia. NBJC provides leadership at the intersection of national civil rights groups and LGBT organizations, advocating for the unique challenges and needs of the African American LGBT community.
National Black MBA Association
The National Black MBA Association is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the African-American community. The National Black MBA Association, which has more than 9,000 members and represents more than 300 corporate partners, operates around three cornerstones—education, employment, and leadership. To date, NBMBAA has awarded over $5 million in scholarships to deserving youth and minority students.
National Black Nurses Association
The National Black Nurses Association’s mission is to represent and provide a forum for black nurses to advocate for and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of healthcare for persons of color.
National Council of Negro Women
The National Council of Negro Women is an assembly of national African-American women’s organizations and community-based sections. Founded in 1935, the NCNW’s mission is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities. NCNW fulfills this purpose through research, advocacy, and national and community-based services and programs on issues of health, education, and economic empowerment in the United States and Africa.
National Society of Black Engineers
The National Society of Black Engineers’ mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible African-American engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. With over 30,000 members around the world, NSBE is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States.
National Society of Black Physicists
The mission of the National Society of Black Physicists is to promote the professional well-being of African American physicists and physics students within the international scientific community and within society at large. The organization seeks to develop and support efforts to increase opportunities for African Americans in physics and to increase their numbers and the visibility of their scientific work. The organization develops activities and programs that highlight the benefits of the scientific contributions that African American physicists provide for the international community.
Organization of Black Designers
The Organization of Black Designers is a non-profit national professional association dedicated to promoting the visibility, education, empowerment, and interaction of its membership and the understanding and value that diverse design perspectives contribute to world culture and commerce.
U. S. Black Chambers, Inc.
The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. provides committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African-American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.