Black/African American Organizations

  1. African American Community Service Agency
    Serves the Silicon Valley area.
  2. African American Planning Commission
    Minority-owned, not-for-profit, supports low-income housing and other services to end homelessness.
  3. African American Wine Tasting Society
    Organization that enhances its members wine knowledge and enjoyment in a relaxed atmosphere, open to anyone.
  4. African Students Association
    Located in Kirksville Mo.
  5. Association of African Women Scholars
    Association of African Women Scholars,promoting excellence in scholarship, networking and activism.
  6. Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
    The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice is a interesting multiethnic, nonpartisan, nonprofit association of criminal justice professionals and community leaders.
  7. Association of Black Psychologists
    Association of Black Psychologists goal is to have a positive impact upon the mental health of the national Black community by means of planning, programs, services, training, and advocacy.
  8. BISA
    Black Women in Sisterhood for Action. Provides scholarships to deserving youth and support to older people.
  9. Black Airline Pilots
    Black Airline Pilots Purpose is to enhance, advance, and promote educational opportunities in aviation. Develop and sustain a process for the on-going mentoring of our youth and to monitor the development of aviation projects.
  10. Black Engineer of The Year Awards Conference
    Black Engineer of The Year Awards Conference website.
  11. Blacks in Government
    BIG’s goals are to promote EQUITY in all aspects of life, excellence in public service, and oppourtunity for all Americans.
  12. Black United Fund of Oregon
    An organization to give grants to needy people in Oregon.
  13. Black Wall Street
    The Black Wall Street Merchants Association is a not-for profit enterprise that serves as an advocate for commerce in the African American community, that promotes ethics, and that seeks to preserve the economic growth, social and cultural vitality of the community.
  14. Civil Rights.org
    Civil Rights.org mission is to serve as the site of record for relevant and up-to-the minute civil rights news and information.
  15. Council of Minorities in Engineering
    Provided leadership & support for the national effort to increase the representation of African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers.
  16. Criminal Justice Degree
    CriminalJusticeDegree.com is a non-profit site created to promote better understanding of the field of criminal justice as well as provide an unbiased source where students can see the many accredited schools which offer criminal justice degrees.
  17. DontThinkKnow.org
    Our plan is to help raise awareness about Chlamydia, by offering a FREE and confidential home testing kit to the people of Los Angeles.
  18. Elegba Folklore Society
    Elegba is a not-for-profit organization in Richmond, Virginia dedicated to providing cultural arts and educational classes and events that offer a deeper understanding of the African American culture.
  19. Enchante’ Wine Tasting Society
    A wine club for African Americans and others who are interested in sharing their wine interests in a friendly environment.
  20. IBSA Inc.
    IBSA is a listing of 100% Black-Owned websites and resources. One stop, Free resources for Blacks and our lifestyles. Chat room and online opportunities.
  21. Jack And Jill of America, Inc.
    African-American family organization established in 1938, providing cultural, social, educational, civic, and recreational activities that stimulate and expand the mind to enhance life.
  22. Jubilee 2000
    A movement to remove the debt, of African nations, owed to western creditors.
  23. LACBPE
    Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers.
  24. Miss Black USA Pageant Foundation
    Miss Black USA Pageant Foundation promotes national leadership, among women 18-27 years of age, largest national provider of scholarships to African American women.
  25. NAACP
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a civil rights organization for ethnic minorities in the United States. Click here for BlackRefer.com branch listings.
  26. NABA
    National Association of Black Accountants is a nationwide professional association with the primary purpose of developing, encouraging and serving as a resource for greater participation by African-Americans and other minorities in the accounting and finance professions.
  27. NABHOOD
    National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers (NABHOOD) mission is to increase the number of African Americans in developing, managing, operating and owning hotel properties.
  28. NABS
    National Association of Black Scuba Divers is a family-oriented club whose member interests focus on the promotion of scuba diving, environmental conservation, and education.
  29. NACME
    The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering.
  30. Na’eem Cultural Institute
    Group for health and intercultural understanding for descendants of Africa.
  31. NAMD
    National Association of Market Developers is a professional organization committed to being a catalyst for positive and progressive change for African-Americans.
  32. NANM
    National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. is for music lovers dedicated to maintaining the African-American influence in the classical music genre.
  33. National Association of University Women
    The mission of the National Association of University Women is to serve women, youth and the disadvantaged in our communities and in developing countries by addressing educational issues, advancing the status of women’s issues, and strategically partnering with allied organizations.
  34. NBBTA
    A Black business membership organization offering African American business resources, directory, lists, opportunities and networking site. National Black Business Trade Association is the virtual network for Black Entrepreneurs and business owners.
  35. NDA
    The mission of the National Dental Association is to represent the concerns of ethnic minorities in dentistry, to elevate the global oral health concerns of underserved communities, to enhance educational and financial opportunities, and public policy awareness, for its members.
  36. National Dental Hygientists’ Association
    Organization providing a professional foundation for minority dental hygienists and students.
  37. NBCDI
    National Black Child Development Institute goal is to improve and protect the quality of life of African American children and their families.
  38. NBMBAA
    National Black MBA Association serving African American business professionals and MBA students in the San Francisco Bay area.
  39. NBUF
    National Black United Front is a coalition of individuals and organizations working together for the benefit of all people of African descent.
  40. NBS
    National Brotherhood of Skiers official website.
  41. NCBVP
    The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation envisions a nation in which all citizens from children to seniors, have the tools to participate fully in the democratic process.
  42. NCCBPE
    Northern California Council of Black Professional Engineers.
  43. Negotiators Mentor
    Your mentor for the new millennium.
  44. NSBE
    National Society of Black Engineers, Inc.
  45. NSBP
    National Society of Black Physicists seeks to promote the professional well being of black physicists within the scientific community.
  46. NTA
    National Technical Association is a professional association of scientists and engineers, committed to ensuring that minorities, women and youth have the skills needed for a technological workforce.
  47. NUL
    The National Urban League mission is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power and civil rights.
  48. NBBTA
    A non-profit, self help, membership organization established to assist, encourage, promote and inspire entrepreneurship in African American and Black communities around the world.
  49. OMH of Minority Health
    The mission of OMH is to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.
  50. Organization of Black Designers
    Non-profit national professional association dedicated to promoting the visibility, education, empowerment and interaction of its membership.
  51. Rat Pack Inc.
    A social club founded in Chicago in 1984.
  52. S.H.A.P.E
    Shaping history for the future.
  53. Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship, Inc.
    A non-profit organization dedicated to community service, academic excellence and cultural consciousness among women.
  54. The National Association to Save Young Black Men
    “Reaching Young Black Men To Make Black America Better.” We believe that the problems in the Black community lie largely with the black man and the solution lies with the black man. The National Association To Save Young Black Men was created to encourage young black men in seven major areas of life to be the leaders that they should be, to affect a positive change in the black community of America and beyond.
  55. The Rainbow PUSH Coalition
    Religious and social development organizations led by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
  56. The Stone Foundation
    We are a human services organization providing mental health and professional development services, including: Counseling for Youth and Adolescents, Individual and Family Therapy, Couples Counseling, Social Workers training and EAP.
  57. Tribune Society
    “The Tribune Society is founded on the idea of ensuring the consistent administration of justice and equal opportunity for those who use and work in the courts”.
  58. UAACC
    The United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC) was founded under the name United African American Community Center in 1991 by Pete O’Neal, formerly Chairman of the Kansas City Chapter of the Black Panther Party and his wife, Charlotte Hill O’Neal, also formerly of the KC Chapter.
  59. United Negro College Fund
    United Negro College Fund.
  60. United Voices for a Common Cause, Inc.
    Dedicated to fostering progressive self-esteem, pride, dignity, self-respect and introspection throughout the African American community.
  61. UNIA-ACL
    Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, social, friendly, humanitarian, charitable, educational, institutional, constructive & expansive society. Uplifts the people of African ancestry of the world.
  62. Urban Institute
    The Urban Institute provides fresh perspectives and research of record on vital national issues.
  63. West Charlotte High School Youth Council
    Official website for this student group.
  64. Whitman-Walker Clinic
    Established by and for the gay and lesbian community, our Clinic is comprised of diverse volunteers and staff who provide or facilitate the delivery of high quality, comprehensive, accessible health care and community services.
  65. Woman 2 Woman
    Organized to strengthen the bond among its members through open communication and shared experiences.
  66. 100 black Men
    Organization designed to improve the quality of life for African-Americans and other minorities, through mentoring, education, health and wellness and economic development programs.
  67. 100 Black Men of Charlotte
    Mentoring and education program of the Charlotte chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

If there is an organization that isn’t listed on this list, contact the editor at editor@theafrolounge.com and provide the name of the organization, two sentence description and link to website.