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Locate organizations from the list below that provide assistance to the African American community and also serve as excellent community and historical resources on a wide range of topics - from health to business to the arts to public policy.

A Better Chance
  The preeminent resource for identifying, recruiting and developing leaders among young people of color in the United States.
African American Chamber of Commerce of Westchester
  A voluntary organization of individuals and businesses working together to advance commercial, financial, industrial and civic interests of the community. The African American Chamber is an information bureau and a research/promotional medium.
The African-American Mosaic
  A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history & culture.
American Cancer Society
  A nationwide community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
American Diabetes Association
  Approximately 2.8 million or 13 percent of all African Americans have diabetes.  This organization has developed a community-based program to address the challenge of diabetes among African Americans.
American Heart Association
  Heart disease is a leading cause of death for African Americans.  This website provides information on how to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and live a healthier lifestyle.
American Lung Association
  ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.
Black Collegian
  The Black Collegian provides a myriad of career resources including job search strategies, graduate school opportunities and career and industry reports.
Black Enterprise Magazine
  Black Enterprise is the authority for business and trends and is the source of information for and about African American business markets and its leaders.
Black Planet.com
  The largest online community for African Americans. Your online source for African American news, community, technology, culture, music, entertainment and more.
Black Voices.com
  Portal offers chat clubs, member searches, Afro-centric greeting cards, member photos, and other services.
Congressional Black Caucus
  CBC's founding members' vision to "promote the public welfare through legislation designed to meet the needs of millions of neglected citizens," continues as a beacon and focal point for the legislative work and political activities of the Congressional Black Caucus today.
Human Rights Commission 
  The Human Rights Commission works to ensure that Westchester County remains a place where bigotry, prejudice, and discrimination are not tolerated.
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
  Improving the lives of African Americans and Other Communities of Color by expanding their participation in the areas of politics and public policy.
NAACP
  Formed in 1909, by a multiracial group of progressive thinkers, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization.
National Urban League
  The Urban League is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  A research center of the New York Public Library, the Schomburg is devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world.
Small Business Administration
  SBA is an independent agency of the federal government that aids, counsels, assist and protects the interests of small business concerns.
Teachers Certification Degrees - Teacher Tools - Lessons, Activities and Information for Teaching Black History
  The resources listed on this Web site provide information, lessons and activities that will help educators bring Black History into the classroom, not just in February, but year round.
United Negro College Fund
  The United Negro College Fund is the nation's oldest and most successful minority higher education assistance organization.
Office of Minority Health, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  The mission of the OMH is to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.