Strategy #3: Demonstrate Excellence


African-American organizations and programs that promote academic or professional excellence.
Name of Organization: DAPCEP
Name of Program: No Particular Title
Stage: Youth (All ages)/College/Young Adults
Scope: Local-based
Subject: Community/Professional
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: To increase the number of historically under-represented minorities (African American, Hispanic American, and Native American) who are motivated and prepared academically to pursue careers in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology related fields.
Website: www.dapcep.org
Name of Organization: Management Leadership for Tomorrow
Name of Program: No Particular Title
Stage: Youth (All ages)/College/Young Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Community/Professional
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: A national non-profit that has made ground-breaking progress developing the next generation of African American, Hispanic and Native American leaders in major corporations, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurial ventures.
Website: http://www.ml4t.org/

Name of Organization:
After School Alliance
Name of Program: Afterschool for All
Stage: Youth (all ages)
Scope: National
Subject: Scholatic
Specificity: General
Description: Organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for more afterschool investments. The Afterschool Alliance works with the Administration, the U.S. Congress, governors, mayors and advocates across the country.
Website: http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/

Name of Organization:
Association of Black Psychologist
Name of Program: N/A
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Pyschology)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: United to actively address the serious problems facing Black Psychologists and the larger Black community. Guided by the principle of self determination, these psychologists set about building an institution through which they could address the long neglected needs of Black professionals. Their goal was to have a positive impact upon the mental health of the national Black community by means of planning, programs, services, training, and advocacy.
Website: http://www.abpsi.org/

Name of Organization:
National Association of Black Actors and Supporters
Name of Program: (N/A)
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Acting)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: A unique organization that is concerned with every aspect of the artist and his/her career. The opportunities for Black actors and actresses just aren’t there and NABA is determined to make the difference and cause the change to open the doors of opportunity.
Website: http://nabas-usa.org/

Name of Organization:
National Dental Association
Name of Program:
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Dentistry)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: Represents 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, and to recruit underrepresented minorities into the profession through advocacy and mentorship.
Website: http://www.ndaonline.org/

Name of Organization:
National Black Business Trade Association
Name of Program: (N/A)
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Business/Economics)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: Campaign to help make the world more aware of the significance of Black business ownership, drawing more attention to the impact of Black entrepreneurship.
Website: http://www.nbbta.org/

Name of Organization:
National Association of Black Accountants
Name of Program: (N/A)
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Accounting)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: To encourage and assist minority students in entering the accounting profession. Provide opportunities for members to fulfill their civic responsibility and to ensure long-term financial stability and provide adequate resources to implement chapter, regional, and national programs and to also, to represent the interests of current and prospective minority accounting professionals.
Website: http://www.nabainc.org/

Name of Organization:
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
Name of Program: (N/A)
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Acting)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: Develop and employ many human and capital resources in a concerted and unified manner to continue as a world leader in science, engineering, and commerce providing ample and affordable opportunities for the disadvantaged and the underrepresented to become full participants in education and employment at all levels.
Website: http://www.nacme.org

Name of Organization:
National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers
Name of Program: (N/A)
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional (Business)
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: To increase the number of African Americans developing, managing and owning lodging properties, and increase participation of African American-owned suppliers serving the industry, and employment opportunities at executive levels within the lodging industry.
Website: http://www.nabhood.net

Name of Organization:
The National Council for Black Studies (NCBS)
Name of Program: (N/A)
Stage: College/Adults
Scope: National
Subject: Professional / Academics
Specificity: Ethnic-based
Description: The leading organization of Black Studies professionals in the world.  For more than 30 years our members have been at the forefront of driving the development of Black/Africana Studies as a respected academic discipline.  Our commitment to putting theory into practice, however, has also led us to the front lines of community issues throughout the African Diaspora.
Website: http://www.ncbsonline.org/home