The Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI) is a non-profit 501(c)4 entity serving the Congressional Black Caucus by: (a) developing and training political candidates and future leaders; (b) researching and analyzing the redistricting process and preserving minority voting representation; and (c) increasing the presence of African-Americans in the public policy and service sector. The Board of Directors of the CBCI is chaired by Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) and is comprised of corporate leaders, academic leaders, labor leaders and members of the Congressional Black Caucus. For more information on the CBCI, please visit the Web site cbcinstitute.org. Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-2) chairs the Institute's Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of corporate leaders, academic leaders, labor leaders and members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
The primary activities of the Institute include: (1) development and training of political candidates, leaders and tacticians, (2) research and analysis relating to the redistricting process and the preservation of minority voting representation, and (3) increasing the presence of African Americans in the public policy and service sectors. The Institute creates opportunities for young African Americans whose backgrounds, interests and aspirations guide them toward public service.