NYCBDA, New York City Black Deaf Advocates, shall be organized and operated mainly to promote the leadership development, economic and educational opportunities and social equality of Black Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.
The general purposes of the organization are:
*To be better inform ourselves and the deaf community about the rights and responsibilities of Black deaf individuals.
*To take positive action to improve the mutual rights and interest of the Black Deaf person.
*To identify, examine and disseminate information related to the impact of social, economic,educational, political, religious and health issues through the medium of forums, panels,lectures and workshops.
*To encourage increased leadership development and job opportunities for Black Deaf persons and to further their potentials