The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is a coalition of 34,000 African-American and Latino churches working to eradicate racial disparities in healthcare, technology, education, housing, and the environment.
NBCI's mission is to provide critical wellness information to all of its members, congregants, churches and the public. The National Black Church Initiative's methodology is utilizing faith and sound health science.
The aim of this website is to offer our member congregants and the public helpful and healthy science-based tips on how to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The website also offers the latest information on housing, education, technology and environmental issues.
The National Black Church Initiative's purpose is to partner with major organizations and officials whose main mission is to reduce racial disparities in the variety of areas cited above. NBCI offers faith-based, out-of-the-box and cutting-edge solutions to stubborn economic and social issues. NBCI's programs are governed by credible statistical analysis, science-based strategies and techniques, and methods that work.
The Health Emergency Declaration (HED) is a comprehensive approach to tackling the tragic state of health in the Black community.
Given the economic principles that you cannot have continuous growth, you have to prepare yourself, your family and your community for the years where there is no growth at all.
Within the faith-based community there are more than 50,000 small businesses. NBCI plans to organize and empower them by providing informative material and seminars free of charge.
A civil society lifts everyone to the same level of humanity, and forces people to deal with each other’s humanity. Our ultimate goal is to erase human prejudice, discrimination, hatred and especially violence.
Behind every creative endeavor exists a more profound concept without which a Community
shrivels up and dies. NBCI supports the arts and endorses several theatre plays and movies.
NBCI has devised an Education Initiative, and already have volunteers working to drastically cut dropout rates and increase graduation rates.
NBCI has teamed with national mortgage and housing organizations to provide congregants and the public with information on how to keep their home.
NBCI is committed to helping organizations, churches and the internet and cable industry to bring broadband internet access into African American and Latino communities.
The Baby Fund is a response to the tide of abuse, neglect, and death among infants and young children and a source of assistance and advocacy to children who have little or no voice of their own.
NBCI is in the forefront in implementing
environmental policy in the faith community and in offering its perspective on environmental
policy both domestically and globally.