The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Operation Nubian Enterprise focuses on improving the lives of Black people and bettering their communities through economic, educational, and social programs.
The general purposes of the corporation are to prevent blight and to combat community deterioration, to improve the housing, economic, and general living conditions and to increase group cohesiveness of Black people who are living in or relocating to communities or neighborhoods that are predominantly populated by Black people in the United States and other countries (such people are hereinafter referred to as "such persons", such communities and neighborhoods are hereinafter referred to as "such neighborhoods"), primarily by providing, developing, encouraging, sponsoring, administering, servicing and managing traditional, alternative and/or innovative programs intended to (a) assist such persons in improving their housing circumstances, attaining home ownership, and obtaining other housing services and (b) assist in the establishment and/or improvement of small Black- Owned business and other local economic initiatives that affect the economic viability of such neighborhoods and (c) promote and assist in increasing and improving interpersonal relationships and cohesiveness of such persons in their households and in their communities, and promote and improve networking among such persons in their communities and outside of their communities and (d) assist such persons in improving their life skills and increasing self-esteem and self-confidence.