Our Story

Our Mission

Beginning with the end in mind...

The mission of the National Black Nurses Foundation, Inc. is to convene alliances and develop programs around clinical, public health and policy measures to improve the quality of life for underserved, and underrepresented at-risk populations. We achieve our mission through the engagement of interprofessional and multidisciplinary collaborations across health professions, education, research, policy implications, advocacy and community engagement as these programs highlight the impact of the health workforce.

Celebrating HER strength, perseverance, and accomplishments... HERstory

Women's History Month

March 2022

What's Happening This Month

Health Awareness Month

National Kidney Month
National Kidney Month

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 American adults and is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. Learn more about the importance of our kidneys and their function on the National Kidney Foundation or National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases websites.

National MS Education and Awareness Month
National MS Education & Awareness Month

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of your body...

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Lessons Learned from COVID‐19
The Survival of Minority Businesses

Special Guest: Dr. C. Alicia Georges

Join this significant discussion on COVID‐19 and other chronic disease conditions and the unequal burden of disease and death on vulnerable populations that – by category – are invisible to the healthcare system. The impact of COVID‐19 on minority and small businesses are disproportionate and has brought social and racial injustice and inequity to the forefront of public health. (Learn More)