The goal of the New Jersey Chapter is to create programs that are responsive to the current needs of its membership and the community at large. These initiatives commit the organization’s resources to bring about fundamental change in the economic development of the African-American community. The purpose of these initiatives is to encourage active participation in issues of local, national, and international significance for the chapter’s corporate, business and community partners. The New Jersey chapter is committed to:Utilizing its professional skills and experience to foster economic and educational development in the community. Assisting the corporate community in recruiting, developing, and retaining minority employees for leadership positions. Providing leadership growth and creating opportunities in professional, civic and social environments for its membership.