Answering the clarion call of the Black Lives Matter movement, BLAAC facilitates connection, dialogue, and cooperation among Black leaders, anti-racist allies, change-making organizations, and concerned individuals in Monterey County and beyond in order to build collaborative relationships that make a difference and deepen the impacts of anti-racist initiatives.
Black Leaders and Allies Collaborative
RACIAL EQUITY THROUGH DIALOGUE, UNITY & SHARED VALUES
Helping leaders & change-makers achieve racial equity through dialogue, unity, & shared values.
To create and promote healing, growth, and change that advances social equity and makes progress toward the eradication of racism.
GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR OUR WORK
When choosing vendors, products, and methods, we consider the environmental impact, namely:
Divestment from fossil fuels.
Friendly (organic, sustainable) to the earth.
In all business dealings and interpersonal interactions, equity is a top priority. Organizations must recruit, develop, retain, support, honor, respect, and center Black people and other BIPOC; not just in word, but in deed.
Our interactions with others are based on transparency, integrity, and the edification of all people/agencies involved.
We are a non-partisan organization supporting that which supports the community.
We do not endorse candidates for political office. membership
For all persons, any affiliation with BLAAC is not a political endorsement.
Politicians cannot use BLAAC as a platform to promote themselves or their personal political agenda.