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African American Service Organizations
African Community Center Denver
The ACC is a Denver Refugee Resettlement program whose mission is to, "help refugees rebuild safe, sustainable lives in Denver through supportive networks of people, services, and community activities."
Black Health Resources
National Footprint - Listings of African American health web sites and organizations
Colorado Association of Black Journalists
Organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists throughout Colorado.
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce
The CBCC provides extraordinary customer service, reasonable member rates and value-add resources. It works with other area chambers to give members a broad range of opportunity for networking and visibility. It’s more than a business as usual membership organization. It’s the best friend and partner of its members, working exclusively on their behalf and providing the assistance and support they need. The vision of the CBCC has been to serve the needs of Black-owned businesses, providing economic opportunity and support to them as well the communities they serve.
Colorado Black Women for Political Action
A Colorado non-profit, non-partisan organization whose purpose is to provide a vehicle for meaningful political involvement of Black people and of Black women in particular.
Denver African-American Commission - City & County of Denver
The Commission is charged with advising the Mayor on issues and concerns that impact or are of importance to the African American community.
Urban League of Metropolitan Denver
Founded in 1946 for the purpose of promoting the attainment of economic and social self-reliance among poor and disadvantaged African Americans, the ULMD is devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream, and has worked aggressively to create a level playing field for African Americans and others of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Five Points Business / Welton St. Business District
The Five Points Business District is a ten-block corridor positioned along Welton Street on the northeast edge of downtown Denver. Its mission, "is to create a thriving community that is a hub for African American heritage and culture while identifying, recruiting, and retaining businesses that serves the needs of a diverse community."
The Links Incorporated - Denver Chapter
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of 12,000 professional women of color in 276 chapters located in 41 states the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
Mile High Chapter - Blacks in Government
The BIG Mile High Chapter is a registered as a 501 (c) 3 - nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational, training, and professional development organization that seeks to advocate on behalf African Americans employed in federal, state, and local governments.
Africa in the Rockies
Colorado African cultural center whose goals are to increase awareness and knowledge of Africa, foster an understanding of the continent, and provide resources to local and national communities, schools, and organizations.
Black American West Museum & Heritage Center
Dedicated to the collection, housing, preservation, display, exhibition and interpretation of historical artifacts, documents and other memorabilia which tells the history and relates the stories of black men and women who helped settle and develop the great American West.
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
This is a branch of the Denver Public Library system. In addition to useful research materials, an array of exhibits and lectures are regularly offered.
Stiles African American Heritage Center
A center emphasizing positive contributions of African Americans while preserving African American History. Our Mission: To teach African American history and to encourage young people to go forward with dignity and pride.
Auraria Campus Organizations
African American Affairs Council
The mission of this organization is to support the community of African and African-American members of Metropolitan State University of Denver through cultural, educational, and social events and exchanges.
UC Denver Black Staff and Faculty Affinity Group
Seeks to develop a sense of community and to provide a forum for discussion and subsequent actions related to concerns of black faculty, staff, and students.
Black Student Services
Offers a uniquely-designed network of support services to assist students in all phases of their educational career at CU Denver. Since its inception in 1969, Black Student Services has helped hundreds of students with admission into undergraduate and graduate programs, academic counseling, and peer support services.