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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    Congratulations to ICMA-RC! Chosen as one of the Washington Post’s “Top Workplaces” in 2019. The award recognizes companies in the D.C. area that are ranked highest by their employees on a variety of criteria including employee appreciation, meaningfulness ...
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    The Mentor Program is an intensive, six-month initiative designed to foster mentoring relationships and groom black administrators for challenges of senior management positions in the public sector

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