Baltimore Black Worker Center
1 N Charles St
The mission of the Baltimore Black Worker Center (BBWC) is to build the grassroots
power of Black workers to promote racial and economic justice in the workplace and
throughout our communities.
The BBWC aims to increase access to quality and living wage jobs; end discrimination
in the workplace; redefine the meaning and possibilities of work; and advance a
solidarity economy in Baltimore City led by Black workers (whether through
unionization, policy reform, survival programs, worker-cooperatives, and/or grassroots
Building a Baltimore Black Worker Center is about building a movement of Black
workers to transform ourselves, our city, and the current economic, political, and social
We seek to organize with and as Black workers because Black workers occupy an
important and strategic role in our society for disrupting business as usual and
developing sustainable, creative, and transformative Black worker-led solutions for a
just and equitable Baltimore for all.
The Baltimore Black Worker Center is a part of the National Black Worker Center
Project, which is building a national Black worker center network to directly address the
two-dimensional Black jobs crisis of unemployment and low wage work.