A Message From Our President

Welcome to the website of the Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses’ Association (CCNBNA). CCNBNA is comprised of RN’s, LPN’s and Student Nurses.

Through our collaborative efforts we are able to reach thousands within the community by conducting health fairs at faith based organizations, educational institutions, shelters and to other underserved populations within the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

CCNBNA is committed to excellence in nursing practice and provides resources in healthcare education, conducts research and maintains regular healthcare service efforts to the community at large.

Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses' Association provides mentorship and support students nurses' and new members. In addition, we provide scholarships for nursing students in underrepresented groups.

While visiting our website, I hope that you will find information that will be beneficial and insightful. If you are interested in visiting our group, please feel free to join us at one of our general membership meetings.

Dr. Daisy Harmon Allen, President

Our Mission

NBNA's mission is to provide a forum for collective action by nurses to investigate, define and advocate for the health care needs of African Americans and to implement strategies that ensure access to health care, equal to, or above health care standards of the larger society.


NBNA is committed to improving the quality of life of persons who share the African American heritage and other ethnic groups by:


  1. Building consumer knowledge and understanding of health care issues.
  2. Educating and mentoring registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses.
  3. Facilitating the professional development and career advancement of nurses in emerging healthcare systems.
  4. Promoting economic development of nurses through entrepreneurial and other business initiatives



Chicago Chapter National Black Nurses Association Inc.

P.O. Box 4612  Chicago IL 60680  |  Phone:773.792.7222

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