About

Our Mission

The National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA) and The Central North Carolina Chapter is committed to:

  • Improving educational opportunities and professional development for African American/Black students, faculty, staff and administrators.
  • Developing collaborative relationships with educational, business, and public service institutions with compatible goals.
  • Networking to maximize the achievement of career goals for African American/Black students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Ensuring the articulation of positions on issues affecting African American/Blacks in the formulation of policy and decision-making.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Central NC Chapter of the National Council of Black American Affairs (NCBAA) shall be to promote the aims and objectives of NCBAA as set forth in the Preamble to the Constitution of the NCBAA. Specifically, the goals of the Central NC Chapter are to:

  • Serve as a representative body of and leadership vehicle for Black students, faculty, staff and administrators within in the 58 community colleges that make up the North Carolina Community College System;
  • Promote global education within the institutions of higher education within North Carolina
  • Foster and encourage Central NC Chapter members and affiliates to study and to dialogue issues which directly impact Blacks in higher education within North Carolina and the Southern Region;
  • Encourage the formulation of coalitions between and among Black members in higher education institutions and organizations within the Southern Region;
  • Grow institutional and individual memberships across the community colleges within North Carolina;
  • Promote and enhance the power and welfare of Blacks in higher education in the North Carolina;
  • Serve as an advocate for Black students, faculty, staff and administrators in institutions of higher education within North Carolina;
  • Promote cohesiveness among Blacks in North Carolina community colleges within the institutions of higher education;
  • Continue to research, develop, implement, modify, and evaluate strategic initiatives that directly impact Blacks within higher education; and
  • Provide public forums to discuss local, state, federal and national issues, to enhance the authority and well-being of Blacks as it relates to students, faculty, staff and administrators in higher education.

The membership of the Chapter shall be open to all individuals who are committed to the goals of the Central NC Chapter of the National Council of Black American Affairs (NCBAA).

Our  2019 – 2021 Goals

  • Increase institutional memberships
  • Identify, provide outreach and network with black faculty/staff at NC community colleges
  • Increase marketing efforts
  • Develop a database of people contacts and information
  • Enhance fund development for professional development opportunities
  • Partner with other community colleges on equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives

Central North Carolina Bylaws 2017.docx