Meet Us On the Range and Help Us Drive Scholars to Success!

Register today for the  23rd Annual Mervyn L. & Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Scholarship Classic presented by Lexus at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, VA. The Scholarship Classic is the annual fundraiser for the CBC Spouses General Education Scholarship Program.


Join us June 28 and 29 for two days of fun the entire family can enjoy!  Play a round of

golf, break a sweat in Zumba fitness, join in a bid whist game, or try your luck in the putting contest while your children have a blast in the Kids Fun Zone, all for a good cause.  


Online registration provided courtesy of Chevron. Register today! 

Know your status? Get Tested.

Make no mistake about it. African-American men and women are the racial group most affected by HIV. Within this population, gay and bisexual men suffer the greatest risk, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 


On June 26, the CBCF, along with WHUR 96.3 FM Radio, Whitman-Walker's Max Robinson Center, and Community Education Group will host our 7th annual National HIV Testing Day event. The event takes place on June 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Max Robinson Center located at 2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE in Washington, D.C. Learn about prevention, treatment and testing to help stop the spread of this disease in our community. 

Become an Emerging Leader on Capitol Hill


The deadline has been extended to June 22! Apply for the CBCF's fall 2015 Emerging Leaders and Communications Internship program.


Program participants receive housing, a stipend, office placements and opportunities to meet and interact with professional politicos and leaders working in all branches of government.


"My experience as an intern helped me to grow personally and professionally to lead and serve my community and country."  - Essence Motley, spring 2015 Emerging Leader intern


"I am in awe of the opportunities and the larger than life encounters I have been fortunate enough to have experienced." - Marc Banks, spring 2015 Communications intern



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