The Benjamin Banneker Chapter was established to: (1) advocate for equal employment opportunities for Black employees of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas, and (2) to implement the goals, objectives and policies of Blacks In Government (BIG) as set forth in its National Constitution.
1. To be an advocate of equal opportunity for Blacks in government.
2. To eliminate practices of racism and racial discrimination against Blacks in government.
3. To promote professionalism among Blacks in government.
4. To develop and promote programs which will enhance ethnic pride and educational opportunities for Blacks in government.
5. To establish a mechanism for gathering and disseminating information for Blacks in government.
6. To provide a nonpartisan platform on major issues of local, regional and national significance that affect Blacks in government.