• Join the Emerging Leaders Convening

    Join the Emerging Leaders Convening at EMERGE Atlanta Conference October 14 - 15, 2022 Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria 200 Interstate North Parkway SE Atlanta, GA 30339 The NFBPA Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) meets monthly ... More
  • Where Do You Fit? Fall Membership Drive

    Join the Fall Membership Drive: Where Do You Fit? October 1st - November 30th Please join us by participating in the NFBPA - Where Do You Fit? Fall Membership Campaign, from October 1st - November 30th. This campaign is the perfect opportunity to ... More


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.

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday

    Emerge Atlanta 2022: Fall Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting

    Oct 12 - 16, (ET)
    Join us October 12th - 16th, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia for the Fall Quarterly Board of Directors Leadership Meeting and EMERGE Atlanta! Please select the button below to register. Following registration, you will be prompted to book your hotel reservation. NFBPA has arranged a discounted room block at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria. The hotel block will close September 20, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST .
    Atlanta, GA, United States

  • Friday

    South Florida Chapter Leadership Summit

    Oct 21, 09:00 - 17:00 (ET)
    The Leadership Summit theme is Ready Set RESET: Redefining, Empowering, Strengthening, Educating & Transforming Leadership. With the effects of COVID-19 and the adaption of the “new norm” within the public sector, the Leadership Summit seeks to dig deeper into “Redefining Empowering, Strengthening, Educating and Transforming Leadership” The Leadership Summit is a one-day conference focused on the skills, team-building speakers discussing leadership strategies to encourage and guide our active and incoming public administrators.
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL, United States

  • Wednesday

    City/County Manager Symposium

    Nov 2 - 5, (CT)
    City/County Manager Symposium In partnership with Carl Vinson Institute of Government University of Georgia November 2-4, 2022 You are invited to attend an impactful hands-on leadership training event for a select group of both proven and promising local government executives. Learn More: Email adminservices@nfbpa.org • Web nfbpa.org *Symposium qualifies for ICMA Credentialed Manager Program
    Athens, GA, United States

  • Wednesday

    Forum 2023

    Apr 26 - 30, (ET)
    Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence The National Forum for Black Public Administrator’s (NFBPA) will celebrate “40 Years of Excellence” in Minneapolis, Minnesota April 26 - April 30, 2023. During the past 40 years, FORUM has evolved into the shining star of the public sector’s event calendar. The National Forum for Black Public Administrators’ annual conference is known for its lineups of timely, inspiring, and insightful speakers as part of an engaging, relevant program. FORUM 2023’s conference experience will also call on the best and brightest minds in the field to offer creative and, crucially, proven solutions to the most relevant issues facing local, state, and federal governments.
    Minneapolis, MN, United States

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