To create African-American Business growth through networking. To provide nurturing and support for emerging and existing businesses.
The Austin African American Business Networking Association was formed in the summer of 2003 by local business owners who are proud of their African American heritage and felt a need to pool our resources to bring about a unified and effective voice for the Austin communities majority African American community.
The AAABNA understands that the Austin Community is:
- The largest concentration of African- Americans in the city of Chicago
- One of the largest geographic communities in Chicago
- The "gateway" to the city of Chicago