Who We Are
As a nonpartisan organization led by black women, The Barbara Jordan Leadership Institute provides a comprehensive approach to community based leadership in action. Through networking, policy training, and community education, BJLI strengthens the current generation of black women’s leadership, recruits and prepares the next generation, and demonstrates our power by encouraging participation in the advocacy and the governing processes.
What We Stand For
The Institute focuses on the following goals toward community empowerment:
- Community Education
- Networking, Mentorship, Advocacy, and Leadership Trainings
- Health, Wealth, and Economic Empowerment Programs
- Working Moms Initiative
Mission and Vision
- Increasing the diversity of leadership by training, mentoring, supporting, and empowering black communities.
- Through a diversity of leadership, building fair, compassionate, healthy, prosperous and safe communities.