Mayor's Commission on African American Males (MCAAM)

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Members of the Mayor's Commission on African American Males.

The Mayor’s Commission on African American Males (MCAAM) studies the diverse conditions of Black men in Philadelphia. Using its findings, the commission makes yearly reports and recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, and others. The MCAAM aims to effect positive outcomes for Black men and boys.

The commissioners come from a variety of professional backgrounds, including:

  • Government.
  • Business.
  • Educational institutions.
  • Health facilities.
  • Labor organizations.
  • Civic organizations.

In 2016, a voter referendum made the MCAAM a permanent commission. The Mayor appoints its members.

Note:  The above descriptive information came from the organization's Facebook About page.

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