Financial & Law Resources
Accounting Resources for Underrepresented Students
Student loan debt has grown significantly over the years, placing more of a financial burden across students nationwide. Underrepresented students tend to lack resources to further their higher education and are left with higher levels of student debt once they graduate. In order to help your students, Accounting.com has created a resource guide for marginalized students.
Financial Strategies & Solutions!
For over 35 years Anaj Enterprises founded by Jana B. Woodhouse has helped families, individuals and groups to realize their dreams financially. Her financial literacy program has touched thousands across the country. Soon she will be on TV bringing the message of Economic Empowerment. This legendary Wall Street Pioneer is ready to help you!
Based in New York, New York
Guide to College Scholarships & Financial Aid for Black Students
Applying to and affording college is a challenge for most college students including black college students. This comprehensive guide offers tips for accessing financial aid and finding scholarship opportunities to help bring down the cost of higher education.
African American Planning Commission (AAPC)
Addresses issues of homelessness (domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, housing shortage, and unemployment) within the communities in which we live and serve.
Based in Brooklyn, New York
Above The Bar Law Firm PLLC
Above The Bar Law Firm PLLC provides legal services to businesses, creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs in the areas of Intellectual Property (Trademark & Copyright), Business Formation & Transactions, Brand Consulting & Management, and Contract Formation & Negotiations. Above The Bar is black-owned and women-operated law firm based in New York City. We look forward to providing legal representation and brand protection to your businesses.
Based in New York, New York
Black Alliance Just for Immigration
BAJI’s efforts to unite black immigrants and African Americans are extremely crucial to overcoming the current anti-immigrant rhetoric that’s been gaining momentum since President Donald Trump’s campaign. The organization works to ensure social justice and equality for black immigrants.
Based in the United States
Color of Change
With over a million members, Color of Change works to end racial injustice manifested in the media, economy, and criminal justice system.
Cut50 is a project by The DreamCorps that aims to reduce the number of people incarcerated through awareness campaigns like #DayofEmpathy and #ClemencyNOW.
The Innocence Project
With multiple branches throughout the nation, The Innocence Project works to exonerate those who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes by providing free legal assistance.
What to Know if a Family Member or Friend Has Been Arrested
A friend or close family member has been arrested—now what? What are their rights? What are your rights? What can you do to help them, especially if they struggle with an illness, disability or mental health issue?