African American Resources

The African American Sub Commission has built relationships with various agencies and organizations that together help accomplish our mission of improving and promoting the economic development, education, health and political well-being of African-American communities in the State of Connecticut.

Please visit the various sources below for a wealth of resources intended to assist you. If you should need additional information or assistance please feel free to Contact us and we will be happy to assist you in locating the agency that will best fit your individual needs.

National Resources

  • NAACP – 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 race-based discrimination.
  • National Urban League – The National Urban League employs a five-point approach to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for African Americans.
  • Congressional Black Caucus Foundation – The mission of the CBCF is to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy and educating the public.
  • National Bar Association – The objectives of the NBA “…shall be to advance the science of jurisprudence; improve the administration of justice; preserve the independence of the judiciary and to uphold the honor and integrity of the legal profession.
  • National Association of Black Journalists – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.
  • National Medical Association