|is to convene alliances and develop programs
around clinical, and policy measures to improve the quality of life for underserved, underprivileged, and underrepresented at-risk populations. We achieve our mission through education,
research, and policy implications as these programs highlight
the impact of the nursing shortage and leadership in the United
States and its territories.
The National Black Nurses Foundation, Inc. (NBNF) is
engaged in activities that include health literacy, health
authority models to increase access to care, nurse leadership
development, reforming healthcare workforce regulations
and the decrease of chronic diseases and related risk factors
in underserved, underrepresented and at risk populations.
The Foundation undertakes the responsibility of improving
the state of nurses, particularly African-American nurses
through cooperative relationship with other similar
international nursing, community, faith-based, professional
and consumer organizations across ethnic nurse