Support Black Organizations
The Museum of African American History
The Museum of African American History is New England’s largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans. In Boston and Nantucket, the Museum has preserved four historic sites and two Black Heritage Trails that tell the story of organized black communities from the Colonial Period through the 19th century.
To Lend Your Support: http://maah.org/internships_volunteers.htm
New England Blacks in Philanthropy
NEBIP is an affinity membership group that unites Black philanthropists, trustees and staff of grant making institutions to enhance philanthropy’s ability to address the needs of Black communities. In addition, we seek to increase the influence and presence of Blacks in philanthropy. We want to help provide the tools for Black communities to become healthy, vibrant and self-sufficient.
Resources and Tools: http://nebip.org/resources/
Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts
The Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts (CBMM) was established in April of 1989. The mission of CBMM is “To Improve the Quality of the Black Community by Reaffirming the Vitality of the Black Male”
CBMM Programs: http://cbmm.net/programs/
Black Economic Justice Institute
The BEJI was created in October 2012 because community advocates and activists saw the need for a voice regarding the unemployment and the under employment of Boston residents, people of color and females as it relates to construction and permanent jobs in the City of Boston. The BRJP ordinance states that there should be 50% Boston Residents, 25% people of color and 10% females
Become a Member: http://www.bejii.org/membership.html
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
Become a Member of NAACP: http://bostonnaacp.org/membership/
Black Economic Council of Massachusetts
The mission of the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts, Inc. is to advance the economic well being of Black businesses, organizations that serve the Black community and Black residents of Massachusetts.
Take Action: http://www.becma.org/take_action