The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies works to inform and illuminate the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination, with the goal of improving the lives of African Americans and other people of color.
The Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials (ANCBEO) is an effort to bring Black Elected Officials, important partners and those interested in public policy together from across the state to participate in a three-day conference focused on increasing the commitment to empowerment and public policy that improves the African American community.
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities.
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO) is a national trade union center, the largest federation of unions in the United States, made up of fifty-seven national and international unions, together representing more than 12 million workers.