BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Founder||Mary McLeod Bethune|
|African American topics|
National and international programs
- The high-profile annual Black Family Reunion Program Celebration
- Public education and advocacy for African Americans regarding Supreme Court and lower court nominees
- Early childhood literacy programs designed to close the achievement gap
- A new initiative and publication entitled African American Women As We Age, which educates women on health and finances
- A national obesity abatement initiative
- A partnership with NASA to develop Community Learning Centers targeting traditionally underserved students
- Technical assistance to eight Youth Opportunity Centers in Washington, DC
- Maintaining consultative status at the United Nations to represent the voice of African American women
- Partnering with national women's organizations in Benin to deliver technology, literacy, microcredit and economic empowerment programs
- Linking youth in Uganda, north Africa and the U.S. in a three-nation educational exchange.
- Partnering in the implementation of a large microcredit program in Eritrea extending small business loans and training to more than 500 women.