Mission Statement

The mission of the African American Board Leadership Institute is to strengthen nonprofit, public, and private organizations through the placement of African American leaders on a broad range of governing boards.

Notable Milestones

  • Trained 950 African American professionals to serve on governing boards through the Board Leadership Program (BLP)
  • Over 40,000 individuals engaged. This includes program participants, volunteers, donors, and social media followers
  • Nearly 300 alumni currently serve on boards. 
  • Developed and executed custom trainings to create lasting change that contributes to employees’ success. Companies include Toyota, the Weingart Foundation, and LISC LA Local Initiatives Support Corporation.