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Black Affairs Advisory Board

The Black Affairs Advisory Board (BAAB) is under the Office of the Chair and was created to serve in an advisory capacity to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners. Each BAAB member was selected by and represents a Commissioner from each district and serves at the will of that commissioner.

The Black Affairs Advisory Board exists to advocate for the social, economic, political and educational needs of the diverse Black World Community in Miami-Dade County, while advancing the quality of life for these residents in a dedicated and responsive manner.

Uniting the African Diaspora: An Invitation from the Afro Cuban Community

The Black Affairs Advisory Board invite you to attend Uniting the African Diaspora: An Invitation form the Afro Cuban Community ocurring on Saturday, Jan. 31 from noon - 3 p.m. at HistoryMiami.

Agendas & Minutes

The Black Affairs Advisory Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month (with the exception of December) in the Stephen P. Clark Government Center.

Annual Pillars Awards

The annual Pillars Awards recognizes people from the community who often work behind the scenes, often without intentionally seeking recognition.

Board Members

Each member was selected to represents and serve the community.


The Black Affairs Advisory Board has several committees which are reflective of the issues and concerns of its residents.


The County Commission passed an Ordinance establishing the "Office of Black Affairs" in November, 1979. The Board is committed to advocating on behalf of the Black World Community through a variety of activities and programs.

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