National Organization of Minority Architects

March 11, 2014 architectusa



Organization Description

The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) mission is to champion diversity within the design professions by promoting the excellence, community engagement, and professional development of its members. Aims and Objectives The National Organization of Minority Architects has been organized to: • Foster communications and fellowship among minority architects; • Form a federation of existing and proposed local minority architectural groups; • Fight Discrimination and other selection policies being used by public and private sector clients to unfairly restrict minority architects' participation in design and construction; • Act as a clearing house for information and maintain a roster on practitioners; • Promote the design and development of living, working, and recreational environments of the highest quality; • Create and maintain relationships with other professionals and technicians whose work affects the physical and social environment; • Encourage the establishment of coalitions of member firms and individuals to form associate and joint venture relationships; • Speak with a common voice on public policy; • Work with local, state, and national governments on issues affecting the physical development of neighborhoods and communities; • Be an effective source of motivation and inspiration for minority youth.

Other Name

Organization: National Organization of Minority Architects

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