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Black Student Success Week

Community Resources

Riverside County Black Chamber of Commerce (RCBCC)
RCBCC is a nonprofit chamber that values community over business. Traditionally,  Chambers of Commerce have focused solely on promoting small businesses. However, The Riverside Black Chamber of Commerce believes that an economically empowered community is the proper foundation for success. It is their mission to empower and inspire minority entrepreneurs in local communities to be successful.   
                                                                                            
Fair Housing Council of Riverside County (FHCRC)                            

Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc. (FHCRC) is a non-profit organization that fights to protect the housing rights of all individuals. This organization, approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), works with government offices to ensure Fair Housing laws are upheld. Since 1986, FHCRC has strived to ensure that all individuals will live free from unlawful housing practices and discrimination.

The Riverside African-American Historical Society
The  mission of the Riverside African-American Historical Society is to preserve the Inland Empire’s African-American culture and historical heritage.

RISE Mural - City of Riverside
The Rise! Mural is a mosaic art installation that was created to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity while also celebrating black excellence in the City of Riverside.

Perinatal Equity Initiative (PEI )-Riverside University Health System
While declines in infant mortality have been achieved, the statewide mortality rate for Black infants continues to be two to four times higher than rates for other groups. The PEI aims to address the causes of persistent inequality and identify best practices to eliminate disparities in infant mortality.

Inland Empire Black Equity Fund
The IE Black Equity Fund at IECF was created in 2020 with the mission and goal of advancing racial equity and supporting long-term investments in Black-led organizations in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.