Advocate for equitable policies, practices and resources for black communities.
Fight against systematic disinvestment through volunteerism and fundraising.
Grow your network by working alongside leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries.
BLU Chairman; Spiritual & Social Architect, Humanity Solutions Group
“Many see the social inequity and ask why, Black Leaders United sees its racial equity advocacy as a catalyst to a social revolution and asks why not. #unapologeticallyblack”
BLU Executive; Administrator Director of Real Estate, Cook County
“Being a part of Black Leaders United is important to me because it generates a space in my life to provide a pathway; a pathway that will help lead the charge of enabling racial equity in our Chicagoland communities for our children. This means leaving my legacy on this earth.”
BLU Financial Stability Impact Lead; Budget Director, Cook County
“I chose to join Black Leaders United because of the opportunity to direct resources to the communities that matter most to me. I am excited to work with likeminded people who are dedicated to devoting their time and talent to uplifting and ensuring equity in OUR communities.”
Humanity Solutions Group
BLU Vice Chair
City of Calumet City
Cook County Bureau of Asset Management; Department of Real Estate Management
Carolyn L. Branton
Robert Morris University Illinois
City of Chicago Inspector General’s Office
World Business Chicago
Dr. Travaris Harris
Big Shoulders Fund