Resources for the African-American Community

At Heinz College, we value the diversity of our student population and strive to provide the resources to help make our communities feel comfortable and at home. Below are some partnerships and organizations our African-American community may find to be useful during their studies here at Carnegie Mellon University.

Ethnic Organizations at CMU
SPIRIT: African-American awareness organization

Professional Organizations at CMU
NSBE: National Society of Black Engineers

Cultural & Social Organizations in Pittsburgh
African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania
Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Pittsburgh Chapter
Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO)
Center for African American Urban Studies and the Economy
Heinz History Center - African American Collection
The Kingsley Association
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Pittsburgh Urban Media
Steel on Ice
The Soul Pitt
The New Pittsburgh Courier
Urban League of Pittsburgh
Urban League Young Professionals of Pittsburgh (ULYP-Pittsburgh)

Arts Organizations
BNY Mellon Jazz
Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
Nego Gato
Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra
UMOJA African Arts Company

PA Government 
Governor's Advisory Commission on African-American Affairs
Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus