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14th Annual National Leadership Awards Dinner Recap

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The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) is the principal and most progressive organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments. NFBPA is an independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1983. With over 2,500 members, NFBPA has established a national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives of unparalleled success.

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  • Call for Presenters: Be A Moderator or Presenter

    NFBPA is pleased to invite members to be part of a distinguished group of workshop leaders, educators and practitioners who will provide practical ideas, new technologies and relevant information to help meet the challenges and rewards of public service ...

  • Join the Diversity in Planning Webinars/Workshop 2017

    The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy will host two webinars and one in-person workshop to introduce students from under-represented groups to urban planning careers and graduate study in urban planning.

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Dear NFBPA Family...
We have all read about or seen the horrible devastation brought about by Hurricane Harvey, especially in the states of Texas and Louisiana.

Images of those suffering during this have been not only painful for us to see, but hard to fathom unless we, family members or close friends have personally experienced a natural disaster of this magnitude.

Our thoughts and prayers are with anyone who may have lost a loved one, been injured or displaced and have not been able to return home to the Houston area.
The National Forum of Black Public Administrators has members throughout Texas and Louisiana, with the Houston chapter being one of our largest. We applaud Mayor Sylvester Turner and his staff for their expert leadership throughout the past few challenging days. We also salute the many public servants  throughout both states who are weathering this storm with the unbending determination to ensure the safety of all residents.

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