The NFBPA is dedicated to providing the highest level of public service while advancing Black leadership in the community and the nation. NFBA is a national organization representing 2500 members and over 350 jurisdictions throughout the country. We are rapidly emerging as the nation’s premiere association of Black public leadership with a rapidly growing reputation for proudly strengthening the capacity of federal, state, and local government in a range of multidisciplinary roles. Our organization is made up of cities, state, county, and federal managers as well as professionals, educators, business people, students of public administartion and allied disciplines.
The Boston Chapter has been active since 1991 and holds regular meetings the last Thursday of the month between September and May. Boston Chapter meetings feature guest speakers and lively discussions related to professional and career development as well as community education and civic outreach.
Please mark your calendar for an evening of art, conversation, food and drink. The Boston chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators will sponsor an evening of art and fellowship at the Institute for Contemporary Art Boston. This event will feature a guided tour of the exhibits by the African-American artist Nina Chanel Abney as well as the Argentinian artist Vivian Suter.
After the tour, we will have light refreshments at a nearby restaurant (Wagamama and Honeygrow). There is no entrance fee to the ICA on Thursday evenings.
of the NFBPA is embodied in the organization's commitment to strengthen the position of Blacks within the field of public administration by increasing the number of Blacks appointed to executive
positions in public service organizations; and to groom and prepare younger aspiring administrators for senior public management posts in the years ahead.
The NFBPA mission is realized through the pursuit of the following important goals:
The NFBPA accepts members year round. We have exciting and informative forums, professional development and educational activities. To join please download the enclosed NFBPA Goals and Member PDF form or go to our Join Us page for more information. Please note that you must join both the National and Local organization to be a full member. Your check or money order should be mailed to: NFBPA Boston | c/o Department of Public Policy & Public Affairs | University of Massachusetts Boston | Boston, MA 02125-3393 | email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you!