About Us

Mission Statement

To economically empower and sustain African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within New York City. 

The New York City Black Chamber of Commerce will provide support to small businesses to improve lines of communication for contracting and procurement opportunities.  We will host events to improve opportunities for our members, as well as, develop programs and events that will positively impact communities’ development.  We envision our organization to be a tool to promote stability among members.  We hope to promote economic develop and rebuild communities in an effort to support the vision and mission of our members.


GOAL #1
To increase business development and growth by capital access.

Planned Activity #1
Secure partnerships with committed corporations.

Planned Activity #2
Opening the doors to capital access by partnering with financial solution and staying abreast of grants for our members.

GOAL #2
To provide entities to fund and guide our programs (securing Membership and Partnership).

Planned Activity #1
Annual membership meeting.

Planned Activity #2
Specify and market membership levels.

GOAL #3
Educate and train the masses on Black business development and our purpose to benefit New York City economic growth.

Planned Activity #1
Provide outreach to Black organizations and the communities within New York City.

Planned Activity #2
Market the NYCBCC through the Media (Internet, Social Media, newsletters, and networking events).

Planned Activity #3
Assist our members with Business Plan development.

Planned Activity #4
Partner with National Office for any area of support offered


Black Chamber of Commerce of New York City Inc is a member of National Black Chamber of Commerce.  Details of our parent organization can be found below.


Mission Statement
The National Black Chamber of Commerce® is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States and via interaction with the Black Diaspora.

Organization Profile
The National Black Chamber of Commerce® was incorporated in Washington, DC in March 1993. 
The NBCC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of African American communities. 140 affiliated chapters are locally based throughout the nation as well as international affiliate chapters based in Bahamas, Brazil, Colombia, Ghana and Jamaica and Businesses as well as individuals who may have chose to be direct members with the national office.
In essence, the NBCC is a 501(c)3 corporation that is on the leading edge of educating and training Black communities on the need to participate vigorously in this great capitalistic society known as America.
The NBCC reaches 100,000 Black owned businesses.  There are 1.9 million Black owned businesses in the United States.  Black businesses account for over $1 trillion in expendable income each year according to the US Bureau of Census.  The National Black Chamber of Commerce® is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States.


Bio Tosha Miller

Tosha Miller is the Founder/President of Black Chamber of Commerce of New York City and the founder of JTAM, Inc., 501c3 nonprofit which addresses the under representation of African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans between the ages of 18 – 35 years old in low income area of Brooklyn (Bronx and Manhattan), by providing technology training, mentoring, career awareness, internship, or employment strategies/referrals. She has a background in placement and selection for over 10 years.
 
Tosha Miller, founder of JTAM, Inc. has worked with the unemployed population successfully by securing jobs through resume development, mentoring and interviewing techniques. Tosha Miller served as a mentor to high school students in a strategic partnership between one of the largest financial services firm and Paul Robeson High School for over 4 years and was nominated as mentor of the year on two occasions by Firm. Tosha Miller has supported community based organizations in New York, Buffalo, Boston, California and Chicago. She has successfully executed training, college preparation, development and placement of the underserved population for over 10 years. She has provided support services to the under-represented minorities (African Americans, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans) in Brownsville, East New York, Bedford Stuyvesant and the Bushwick areas of Brooklyn and is passionate about closing the economic gap of low income population and helping others to achieve success and financial freedom.
 
In addition, Tosha Miller has worked in the Financial Services field for over 12 years. She has worked in areas such as Equity Research, Fixed Income Research, Financial Planning and Analysis (for the investment Banking Division), Anti-Money Laundering and supports a Risk Management function (Loss Reporting). She has also taught classes in Project Management at a New York City University. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pace University with a concentration in Finance. Tosha attended New York University Graduate program and focused on Human Resource Management.