This is not a comprehensive list, merely a portal of helpful links to community organizations, events, and resources. We have included established nonprofit organizations with (historically) African-American (A-A) roots, events of cultural/historical significance to the A-A community, frequently requested business and information resources, and a few unique for-profit organizations that also continuously provide quality products, services, or programs benefitting large numbers of A-A residents, such as media outlets. If you believe your organization meets our criteria, please submit your information for consideration. Listing is free and at the discretion of the ABNA board. If your listing is incorrect or you wish to be removed from this page, please submit the correction.

Non-Profit/Civic/Service

African-American Men & Boys Harvest Foundation
Mission: To bring together successful African-American men as mentors and partners with African-American boys while doing so within a structured, educational environment.
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Phi Lam

Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
Mission: African-American organization of mothers who nurture future leaders by strengthening children ages 2-19 through chapter programming, community service, legislative advocacy and philanthropic giving.
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Leadership Enrichment Arts Program (LEAP)

Mission:  To provide youth in Central Texas with experiences in the arts that will enhance their ability to create and envision their own success.

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The Links, Inc. (Austin Chapter)
Mission: Enriching, sustaining and ensuring the identities, culture and economic survival of African-Americans and person of African descent.  We endeavor to impact the quality of life for all mankind through community service.
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The Links, Inc. (Town Lake Chapter)
Mission: To positively impact the lives of culturally diverse citizens in the greater Austin community in the areas of education, health awareness and the arts.
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NAACP
Mission: To ensure that African Americans and other minorities are aware of the issues that affect their interests and concerns.
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National Council of Negro Women
Mission: Focuses on family and community as well as promoting health, education, leadership, and entrepreneurial endeavors for minority women and youth.
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National Pan-hellenic Council
Mission: To serve as a forum for the consideration of questions of mutual interest to member organizations.
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Austin Area Urban League
Mission: We envision a community in which all citizens are free from barriers to education, economic and social success
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Education/Black History

Austin, Texas History
(City of Austin Site)

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Austin History Center: Black In The Past
(City of Austin Site)

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Huston Tillotson University (HBCU)
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Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum (Austin’s Black History)
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Rosewood Recreation Center & Doris Miller Auditorium
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University of Texas
John L. Warfield Center for African and American Studies
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Culture/Social

Austin Texas Soul
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Ballet Afrique
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Black Media Council
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Diverse Arts Culture Works (Jazz, Blues, & Arts)
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Do You Austin (Spirit, Natural Hair, Life Balance)
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George W. Carver Museum and Cultural Center
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Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex
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Mocha Moms
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Neosoul Poetry Lounge
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Princess In Training(Leadership for Teens)
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Pro Arts Collective (Performance Arts)
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Soul Citi (News, Entertainment, & Events)
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Women In Black (Social)
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Urban Life & Style (News, Entertainment, & Events)
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Business/Economic Development

African-American Quality of Life Initiative
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Austin Chamber of Commerce
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Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau
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Captial City A-A Chamber
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Office of City Clerk: Boards and Commissions
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Small Business Development Program
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Small & Minority Business Resource Development
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Media

Austin BlackPages (Business Directory)
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KAZI 88.7 FM (Radio)
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KUT 90.5 FM (National Public Radio)
“In Black America”
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NOKOA The Observer (Newspaper)
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The Villager (Newspaper/Business Directory)
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Ujima (Magazine)
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Annual Events

African-American Book Festival
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Black Arts Movement Festival
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Central Texas Juneteenth Celebration
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration
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Ebony Fashion Fair
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Miss Black Central Texas Pageant
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Texas Relays Weekend
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Urban Music Festival
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Professional Associations

Austin Black Contractors Association
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Austin Black Lawyers Association
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Blacks in Government (Austin)
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Black Professional’s Alliance of Austin
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National Association of Black Accountants
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National Black MBA
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National Forum For Black Public Administrators
(Central Texas Chapter)

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National Sales Network
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National Society of Black Engineers (Alumni Chapter)
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Note: Non-recurring events do not qualify for a listing. They may be submitted for our calendar, however. ABNA is a volunteer organization. Please allow up to 4 weeks for updates to appear.