Vision

Objective information is researched upon which intelligent public policy that dramatically impacts the
African American community can be formulated, articulated and implemented.

 

Mission

To act as an independent and action-oriented resource which clarifies and advocates policies that
effectively respond to critical issues that impact the African American community.

Values

Action Oriented

To take practical action to respond to challenges and possibilities pertaining to the African American
community.

 

Self Determination

To define and speak for the African American community in its own interest.

Asset-Based

To identify and build on the abundant strengths and aspirations of the African American
community.

 

Unapologetic

To embrace affirmative African American culture and values and commit to an assertive and
corresponding practice.

Independent

To take care of our own needs and assume responsibility for our decisions.