Join us in April for FORUM 2016

Since 1984, NFBPA has held an Annual Conference or FORUM conducted each April, attracting more than 1,000 African American public officials for an intensive skills-building and professional development program. The conference is recognized throughout the industry as one of the most important training activities available to public administrators.

Join us as we convene for FORUM 2016 in Portland, OR on April 13-17. Hundreds of appointed administrators, elected officials, nonprofit professionals as well as scholars and students will gather at NFBPA’s annual conference to hear quality speakers, participate in enriching workshops and educational opportunities, and attend exciting events and awards ceremonies.

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In addition to the FORUM 2016 professional development opportunities, the Conference Planning Committee has a Rose City welcome and activities planned for you:

If you have never visited the City of Roses, visit the Things to Do in Portland page to get acquainted. To get a preview of Portland, here's a great video: