What We Do
Since 1979, the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) has uplifted, unified, and empowered Detroit’s African American community through various programs, initiatives, and events. DABO is a 501c3 charitable organization with a federation of over 130 black, and non-black organizations working to build community unity.
We were founded with three principal goals in mind.
Create power for the black community to control its own destiny
Effectively serve the important needs and interests of the Black and total community
Join with others to build bridges and interracial coalitions to address the area’s major problems and concerns
How do we help the community?
Advance cultural, economic, political, and social interests
Assists the Black community in gaining necessary skills
Achieve maximum empowerment