The CAAAS (pronounced "the Cause") will support teaching, research and creative work on the history, culture and struggles of people of African descent and provide a platform to build on the work of the more than 25 CU Boulder faculty members already making contributions to African and African American studies. The center will be housed within the Graduate School, and Reiland Rabaka, a professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as the director.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. The Boulder County chapter focuses on local education, civic engagement, housing, criminal justice, and economic development. All are welcome to join and volunteer for the local chapter to engage in these efforts.
Equity Solutions (a Black-owned, justice-focused firm that educates professionals and empowers leaders and organizations to create a more equitable society) is building a community of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) & LGBTQIA+ business owners in Colorado.