BCCM appoints a committee to guide each of its priorities - Economic Empowerment, Civic Engagement, and Criminal Justice Reform. Also, committees exist to guide operations - Budget and Finance, Membership, and Policy Development.
Budget & Finance
Provides financial oversight and develops an annual operating budget in collaboration with staff; monitors adherence to the budget, and establishes short and long-range financial goals with funding strategies. It presents all financial plans, proposals, and reports to the Executive Committee and the general body.
Responsible for educating stakeholders about the social and economic justice policies that affect the Black community. The Committee will also use its platforms to inform stakeholders about opportunities for education, training, and employment and to motivate them to take action to improve the community.
Responsible for identifying and contacting potential and existing members. They may host special events, issue surveys, and send invitational letters for the sole purpose of meeting and greeting prospective members and retaining existing members by raising awareness of the value of their membership.
Guides the organization's focus and strategy on city, county, state, and federal policy matters; seeks out experts to explain research trends, and policy proposals; and recommends studies on projects designed to advance policy priorities.