The Center for Nonprofit Advancement recognizes and celebrates the significant contributions of African Americans to our country’s history and culture during Black History Month.
Black History Month is an important time to reflect on the achievements and struggles of the black community throughout history. From civil rights activists like Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks to cultural icons like Maya Angelou and Barack Obama, African Americans have made immense contributions to our society. Recognizing and celebrating these contributions not only honors those who came before us but also serves as a reminder of the work that still needs to be done to achieve true equality and justice for all.
We hope that our members and the wider community had the chance to partake in the various opportunities around the DC area during Black History Month to honor African American heritage, such as taking the African American Heritage Tour of DC or visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
As we near the end of Black History Month, we’d like to remind our members to utilize the free classes offered as part of the Center’s commitment to DEIJ. These classes provide a valuable opportunity for nonprofit leaders to learn about the history and impact of systemic racism and how to effectively address and dismantle it. The Center recognizes that creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive society requires ongoing education and action. As such, this initiative represents one of our efforts towards that goal.