New Jersey Black Deaf Advocates

NJBDA Promoting Advocacy and Self-Sufficiency

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Mission of the Organization:

The Mission of the New Jersey Black Deaf Advocate is to promote the leadership development, economic and educational opportunities, social equality, and to safeguard the general health and welfare of Black deaf and hard of hearing people. (


Our Mission: 

  • To always inform ourselves and the community about the rights and responsibilities of Black Deaf citizens; 
  • to identify, examine and disseminate information related to the impact of social, economic, educational, health, political and religious issues through the medium of panels, lectures and workshops;
  • and to encourage increased leadership development and job opportunities for Black Deaf persons throughout New Jersey and to further their potential.



Things to Do


  • Visit our Calendar page for upcoming meetings and events
  • Become a member of our website
  • Check out our FAQ
  • Check out our numerous links to events, websites, and news concerning the Deaf
  • Contact us to add content - pictures, news, upcoming events, links 
  • Contact us to let us know what you think and give us feedback and suggestions 
  • Become a member of NJBDA
  • Become a member of BDA
  • Spread the word about our website
  • Join us on Facebook
  • Tweet us 
  • Attend our next meeting 
  • Attend any of our events
  • View our YouTube Video Vlogs
  • Click on "Videos" to view the President's message
  • View Former NJBDA President, John Lewis', message




Upcoming Events

Saturday, Feb 11 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday, Feb 25 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday, Mar 3 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, Mar 11 at 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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