Greater Memphis Chapter

Equity, Excellence, and Opportunity

Welcome to the Greater Memphis Chapter of Blacks In Government (BIG).

The Greater Memphis Chapter was founded in the summer of 2001 as a means to foster unity among African-American employees in Federal, State and local government in the greater Memphis, Tennessee area.

We believe that Blacks in government should have the opportunity for full, complete and equitable access to jobs, education, advancement, housing and health services, and that they must have recourse in adverse situations without discrimination because of race.

Goals and Objectives:

1. To be an advocate of equal opportunity for
Blacks in government.

2. To eliminate practices of racism and racial
discrimination against Blacks in government.

3. To promote professionalism among Blacks in

4. To develop and promote programs which will
enhance ethnic pride and educational opportunities for Blacks in government.

5. To establish a mechanism for the gathering and
dissemination of information to Blacks in government.

6. To provide a non-partisan platform on major issues of local, regional, and national significance that affect Blacks in government.


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