•The mission of the St. Clair County Black Chamber shall be to teach
capitalism and expand access to capitalization, technical support,
procurement opportunities, effective networking, and sharing of information
for Black owned businesses and other minority owned businesses as well as
the African descendent community as a whole.
The main vehicle of disseminating
information concerning this mission is through the Black Chambers located
throughout the United States and the entire Black Diaspora and via mass
marketing. the activities are driven by a strategic plan.
The St. Clair County Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a Not For
organization with a primary objective to help improve the economic
conditions of Black businesses and Black people in the Greater
St. Clair County/Chicago communities through education, advocacy and
The SCCBCC is a member of the Illinois State Black Chamber of
Commerce, Inc. and the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
The Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce Inc. (ISBCC) is an
advocate for minority business rights and opportunities at the state
level. The ISBCC strives to promote and advance public policy issues
and programs, which will serve to enhance favorable conditions for
Illinois’ Black –owned businesses.
The National Black Chamber of Commerce Inc., (NBCC) a global trade
association headquartered in Washington, D.C., represents over
64,000 Black businesses in the United States.
• To become an active partner in the process for planning the economic
growth in our community by collaboration with public and private
entities to ensure wealth creation through our members.
• To provide African-Americans with necessary entrepreneurial skills
such as finance packaging, recruitment of a qualified labor pool,
managerial expertise, and other resources to compete for opportunities
in the marketplace.
• To actively market African-American businesses within the
African-American community and to encourage mentoring and partnering in
an effort to maximize any and all growth potential.
• To assist members through
education of local, regional, national, and international networks such
as: U.S. Small Business Administration, National Black Chamber of
Commerce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and National Minority Supplier