Office on African American Affairs
The Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) was created to serve an integral role in recognizing and resolving the County’s racial inequities for the benefit of all its citizenry and for the region to achieve its full potential.
The Office will empower the African American community to achieve positive, long-term, sustainable outcomes through employing a multi-faceted model that will convene county and community partners to systematically address issues across the entire county.
The Office shall further function to:
- Examine and define issues central to the rights and needs of African Americans
- Advise policymakers and the public on recommendations for changes in programs and laws for the benefit of the community
- Develop and implement policies, plans and programs related to the special needs of the community
- Promote equitable access for all African Americans