The Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce was chartered in 1943 as the Negro Chamber of Commerce.
It was the
first chamber of its kind in the area, and was founded as a means to
explore and initiate economic development in the Black community, and
the Coastal Bend area, and to assist in educating Black/Minority
Business Owners of city and county governmental plans that can
contribute to the high quality growth for economic development.
The Chamber also assists in promoting business startups and other entrepreneurial endeavors.
The Mission of the Corpus Christi Black
Chamber of Commerce is to further promote social and economic
development for the Coastal Bend Black/African-American communities.
The Corpus Christi Black Chamber strives to make a difference by educating the public and expanding business opportunities.
The Corpus Christi Black Chamber is organized for the following purposes: