The Ujamaa principle, better known as "Cooperative Black Economics", serves as the foundation of Black Business Enterprises.
BBE is committed to empowering black businesses while partnering with them as they continue to make the necessary strives to become not only staples in the black community but an important part of the global economy.
The Liberian Business Association in the Diaspora was founded in Brooklyn Park, MN, in 2016. The founders saw the need for Liberian-owned and minority businesses to network and share resources in order to protect their interests and leverage their potential. Since its inception, LIBA has been very successful in designing and implementing strategies to engage Liberian-owned minority businesses and initiating programs to garner support for minority business owners. The goal is to pull together and leverage resources for sustainable growth and development.
The leading issue-based community organization working to uplift and amplify the African Diaspora to build power for systemic change that advances racial and economic equity in our communities.
ACER believes African immigrants understand complex issues and know their communities best. They elevate the voices of community members and build bridges between residents and decision-makers so that knowledge and expertise are represented in the policies that shape their communities.
Founded in 1973, OLM's mission is to provide social services to immigrants and refugees in the areas of education, housing, health, employment, and other social initiatives.
As the single largest representative and voice of all Liberians in the State of Minnesota, OLM plays the role of an advocate and catalyst by bringing emerging issues that affect Liberians into focus for prompt resolution, educating individuals and institutions about prevailing subjects on culture, language, and traditions.