Core Pillars of the BCA

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Core Pillars

The BCA is built on four core pillars that form the foundation of our organization's mission and values. These pillars represent the fundamental principles that guide our work in supporting and empowering Black contractors within the construction industry.


Advocacy stands as one of our core pillars, symbolizing our commitment to championing the rights and interests of Black contractors. We actively work to raise awareness about the challenges they face and advocate for policies that foster equal opportunities. Through our advocacy efforts, we strive to dismantle systemic barriers and create a level playing field for Black contractors.

Legal Support

Legal support serves as another core pillar of the BCA, emphasizing our dedication to providing essential legal guidance and resources to Black contractors. We understand the complexity of legal issues in the construction industry and offer valuable assistance with contracts, compliance, labor laws, and more. Our aim is to ensure that our members are equipped with the knowledge and support necessary to navigate legal challenges effectively.

Empowering Resources

The BCA recognizes the importance of providing resources to its members. These resources can include educational programs, training workshops, mentorship opportunities, and networking events that help Black contractors enhance their skills, knowledge, and business acumen. By offering these resources, the BCA aims to empower its members with the tools they need to succeed in the construction industry, while building company capacity.

Creating Opportunities

Creating opportunities is a vital core pillar of the BCA, underscoring our dedication to expanding the horizons for Black contractors. We actively seek partnerships, joint ventures, and collaborations with industry stakeholders, such as general contractors, developers, or government agencies. promoting increased representation and fair access to projects. The BCA will also work towards increasing the representation of Black contractors in public and private procurement processes, ensuring a level playing field and fair access to projects. By creating avenues for meaningful opportunities, we aim to support diversity, equity and inclusion of Black contractors in the construction industry.

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The Black Contractors Association (BCA) is built upon four core pillars: advocacy, legal support, empowering resources, and creating opportunities. These pillars represent the fundamental principles that guide our work in supporting, empowering, and promoting the interests of Black contractors within the construction industry.