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Westchester County provides information and assistance to identify and resolve issues affecting African Americans in Westchester. In partnership with other agencies, resources are available on business development, employment opportunities and youth scholarships as well as other topics.
 
The African American Advisory Board helps to develop and implement programs which recognize the history, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in Westchester County.

African American Advisory Board
The African American Advisory Board (AAAB) was revived in 1998. The role of the AAAB is to develop and recommend effective policies, legislation and services to eliminate discrimination and improve opportunities for African-Americans and their families
 
The AAAB is organized into committees based upon issues of particular relevance to the African American community. The committees include children and families, housing, education, economic advancement, employment, health and mental health.  Through panel discussions, exhibitions, special events, correspondence and meetings with public officials, the AAAB Board will provide feedback and input to the County Executive and Board of Legislators on issues affecting the African American community.

Current members of the AAAB are:

  • Barbara Edwards, Esq., Chair
  • Mitzi Ambrose-Washington
  • Judith A. Beville
  • Delia M. Farquharson
  • Robin Harmon-Myers
  • DaMia Harris-Madden
  • Chereese Jervis-Hill
  • Reverend Shaun Ellison Jones
  • Kevin C. Martin
  • Marilyn Price
  • Tamika Rose
  • Monica A. Scantlebury, M.D.
  • Claudett Stothart