Call BlackLine provides a space for peer support, counseling, reporting of mistreatment, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences for folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression. Call BlackLine prioritizes BIPOC. Call 1-800-604-5841.
The resources included on this page center the mental health needs of black students. Colleges and universities are not immune from the impact of systemic racism and structural inequities, which can make it challenging to navigate predominantly white institutions as a black student. Add to that a global pandemic that disproportionately impacts communities of color and a spate of shootings of unarmed black people - it adds to the stress, pressure, loss, and anxiety that students may feel.
Building Better Brothers (B3) is designed to increase the retention and graduation rates of Black and African American men. The central goal is to help you matriculate through your collegiate career at Charlotte, and produce graduates with high academic achievement and preparedness for post-graduate life. B3 will also create a brotherhood among its participants that supports and expects excellence academically, socially and professionally.
Program services include but are not limited to: Faculty/Staff, Alumni and Community Mentorship, Secondary Academic Advising, Academic and Life-Skills Workshops, Financial Advisement, Community Service, Cultural Awareness, Leadership and Professional Development, Network and Relationship Building, Peer Mentoring, Social Events, Student Leadership Opportunities.
In Charlotte, we pride ourselves on lifting up the voices that unite our visitors and residents. We do it for the culture - to celebrate people from all different backgrounds shaping our past, present and future. Explore more of the multicultural communities that make the Queen City a vibrant hub. Additional community spotlights coming soon.
It is the mission of FTS to utilize various outlets, including community outreach, policy reform, and legal action to advocate with and on behalf of communities to zealously fight systemic issues of racial and social injustice.
TherapyforBlackMen.org has a rapidly growing directory of 597 therapists and 58 coaches throughout the fifty states thus far, they are able to provide judgment-free, multiculturally-competent care to Black men.
The Black Student Union is dedicated to the needs, concerns, and progress of the black population of the University community; by means of the foundational standards of the Black Student Union’s original mission statement and ten demands. They serve as the liaison of the black population to the University, we initiate programs fit to meet rising needs among the black community. They work with departments in assessing and addressing the needs of the black population. They are a pillar for unity among the black community and as a community, strive towards unity.
Women of Color Conversations are an opportunity to create and strengthen connections for women students of color at UNC Charlotte. The Conversations will present an ethnically and professionally diverse group of thought leaders, experts and innovators. The dialogues are around topics that are particularly relevant to women. The sister circle forums will converge around topics, experiences, and events that are specifically relevant to Women of Color. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend.
100 Black Women at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's purpose is to support individuals, bring about inspiration, and encourage unity amongst our 49er community. 100BW is also designed to further increase the understanding among the university community of black culture through the promotion of community service, leadership development, networking, and health & diversity awareness. We aim to Uplift. Empower. and Inspire.
The Association of Black Entrepreneurs & Creators is designed to create a psychologically safe space for Black/African-American, minority, and other college students of color to network and share different forms of creative expression, work on personal development, and create lifelong friendships built around entrepreneurial practice.
Black Women of Medicine is an organization that strives to provide underrepresented black women with the skills, knowledge and experiences to professional participation in health care fields. We strive to uplift the lives of women in the black community who aspire to obtain an occupation in medicine. Through volunteer, unity, mentorship and research we strive to empower the minds of our future female providers. We plan to implement strategies for our future female provider that will ensure that they are trailblazers in the healthcare field.
The idea of this organization is to maximize the resources given to black students at UNC Charlotte and allow each other to help each other throughout their duration of being a student here. The mission is to connect black students more than ever here through things such as essential workshops, fun social events, academic study groups, community service projects, and many other things that come to mind in due time.
The Black Emotions Advocate Team (BEAT) will work to raise awareness on mental health in Black students so that these students are able to thrive. Events and meetings will be held so that group members are able to express themselves and have fellow peers to lean on in a "safe space."
NSBE's mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit association that is owned and managed by its members.
The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.
To cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to promote a progressive interest in college life and to be of service to all mankind.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University on January 13, 1913 by twenty two illustrious women. This community service based organization was founded on Christian principles upon which our organization still stands strong. All of our programs are based on our five point thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, Physical and Mental Health, Political Awareness and Involvement, International Awareness and Involvement.
The Upsilon Xi Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. was chartered on September 20, 1991 by five distinguished and courageous women: Crystal Sterling, Daphne Satterwhite, Ktura Rendleman, Donyale Henderson and Chanda Wright.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. aims to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development, and the education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization's programs and activities.
The Mu Tau Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity prides itself in representing the goals and mission of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., developing leaders, promoting brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities.
The Zeta Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was chartered here at UNC Charlotte on August 1st, 1970 and was the first greek-lettered organization on campus. Kappa Alpha Psi is a social fraternity a part of the National Pan-Hellenic Council.
Our purpose is to promote Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service by providing services to the campus and educating the campus about the world around us. We also strive to promote unity among the campus as a whole, help the students to enjoy their time here on campus, and assist them in reaching the ultimate goal while on this campus which is to gain a college education.