Welcome to Nebraska Chapter of BIG
Blacks in Government History
In Government (BIG) was conceived in 1975 by black federal employees
in the Dept of Health, Education
and Welfare at
the Parklawn Building in Rockville, Maryland.
The organization was incorporated as a non-profit organization under the
District of Columbia jurisdiction in 1976.
was established on August 12, 1984 and as with other chapters serve as the
operating arms of the organization, carrying out a variety of programs to meet
local needs and conditions under the general objectives and goals of the
Today there are over
230 Chapters throughout our 11 regions. BIG
members are diverse in backgrounds, interests and occupations.
There are executives, managers, supervisors, administrative assistants,
secretaries, police officers, city managers, council members, state legislators
as well as many rank and file government workers.
The individual member is served primarily throughout the Chapter and the Chapter is supported by a regional and national network which undergirds its programs and activities.