Mission

To amplify Black voices and perspectives in city and community building, planning, and development with the goal of reshaping planning practice and facilitating more sustainable and resilient communities.

Vision

To increase engagement and collaboration among Black professionals working in planning, design, and real estate development.

Core Values

Mentorship

To inspire Black youth to enter the field and to mentor young and early career professionals entering the industry.

Community

To build connections between Black professionals in planning, design, and real estate development, and to work in collaboration to improve outcomes in Black communities.

Learning

To share our knowledge and expertise with each other and to seek out opportunities for learning to strengthen our practice.

Advocacy

To advocate for transformational change that enables black residents to thrive in Black communities and spaces through research, policy and action.