Organizes and sponsors networking events and fundraisers

Collaborates with other organizations


Recruits and processes membership, distributes information and coordinates member services

Organizes professional networking and recruitment events

Maintains membership archives


Sponsors continuing education seminars, workshops and symposiums

Coordinates licensure preparation resources and community education forums

Provides professional support and a information network for Black social workers and human service students

Special Events:

Organizes and sponsors Networking Events and fundraisers

Collaborates with other organizations

Family Preservation:

Advocates on behalf of Black families and culturally sensitive permanency planning

Community Affair (Policy Community Organization):

Implements specialized projects and services to support the Black community.

Disseminates Information and networks with agencies and professional organizations

Communication Committee:

Monitors and maintains website

Reviews and approves information for distribution or publication

Employment Committee:

Maintains lists of available professional employment opportunities and internships in social work and human services in the Oregon/Portland Metro Area

Student Affairs Committee:

Convene Black students from the schools of social work/ and human services workers to create and cultivate community. This occurs by holding two events during the academic year.

Provide some support by way of a book scholarship, a mentor if requested.

Provide opportunities to participate in the Chapter’s activities:

Locally, participate in clothing drive, hosting of community Kwanza celebration, and a culturally relevant education workshop.

Attendance at the Annual National Conference and the opportunity to join one of its nationwide committees.