Peer Organizations

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National Black Councils’ Peer Organizations

Below are links to organizations interested and working to improve the educational outcomes for African American students.

National Alliance of Black School Educators
The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) is the nation's premiere non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success for the nation's children, particularly children of African descent. 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. 

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) is America's legal counsel on issues of race. Through advocacy and litigation, LDF focuses on issues of education, voter protection, economic justice, and criminal justice. 

National Urban League
National Urban League (NUL) is the nation's oldest and largest community- based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.

Children's Defense Fund
Children's Defense Fund (CDF) provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.

National Policy Alliance
The National Policy Alliance (NPA) strives to give voice to the 9500 African American elected officials and more than 3 million African American government employees who serve the nation. Together, these public servants represent not only the interests of the 35 million African Americans, but the interests of all Americans. 

National Conference on Citizenship
The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is a federally chartered corporation whose mission is to encourage a more active, engaged citizenry.
United Negro College Fund
United Negro College Fund's (UNCF) mission is to enhance the quality of education by providing financial assistance to deserving students, raising operating funds for member colleges and universities, and increasing access to technology for students and faculty at historically black colleges and universities.

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