Our Purpose:

The Utah Black Roundtable is a community collaborative established to work on issues and solutions impacting the lives and well-being of Blacks/African Americans in Utah. Through advocacy, and in collaboration with others, we work to enhance the quality of life while eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in several key areas.

Our Vision:

To enhance the quality of life for all Blacks/African Americans in Utah

Our Mission

To serve as a collective voice in support of a better Utah

Our Values:

  • Foundation: We believe it takes all people to make a better Utah.

  • Unifying Body: We are many individuals and organizations with one aim.

  • Collaborations: We partner with others on key common initiatives.

  • Diversification: We are many. We are strong.

  • Representation: We represent the underrepresented and the unrepresented.

  • Mobilization: We mobilize in our effects to pursue a just cause.

Strategic Initiatives - 2019


  • Conduct a marketing campaign to increase the census count among our targeted group.

  • Monitor Legislative Issues that impact our communities.


  • Partner with Spike 150 for specific events.

  • Develop a voter registration drive.

  • Support opportunities for Black/African-American youth.


  • Continue to host Community Conversations

  • Co-Sponsor the Closing The Wealth Gap symposium.

  • Host the State of Black Utah Town Hall.

  • Increase Utah Black Roundtable membership.

  • Host a media site that serves as a gathering place of information for the community.