Meet 10 Black & Brown Community Organisations In Berlin

Updated: May 23, 2020


So you are looking for a organisation to help you with an issue, or to join and participate, or you just would like to know who does what in your city, well we have compiled 10 Community Organisations that can answer your questions.

As Black Brown Berlin, it is important that we are in close contact with these organisations so we can provide you with the best information possible. Feel free to reach out to us if you can not reach them individually and we will connect you.

No need to thank us, it's what we do!


ISD-Initiative Schwarze Menschen in Deutschland

The Initiative Black People in Germany is a non-profit, registered association whom have made it their task to represent the interests of black people in Germany and to stand up for justice in the migration society.

Each One Teach One (Eoto) e.V.

A community-based education and empowerment project for black, African, and Afrodiasporic people in Berlin and throughout Germany, including a library for research on Afrodiasporic literature, philosophy and culture, and archive collection of primary sources to Black German history.


AfroPolitan Berlin is a project of the Afro-Brazilian Cultural Center Forum Brasil. AfroPolitan Berlin offers a place of gathering, retreat and empowerment where the exchange of experiences and knowledge from a black perspective is central.


AfricAvenir in Germany grew from the international activities of the AfricAvenir International Foundation in Douala, Cameroon and was founded in Berlin in the year 2000. Starting as a student group at the Free University of Berlin's Department for Political Science, it was officially registered as a non-profit and politically independent organisation in 2004 as AfricAvenir International e.V.


GLADT is an organization of black and PoC lesbians, gays, bisexuals, Trans*, Inter* and queers in Berlin involved on different levels against racism, sexism, trans*- and homophobia, ableism, and other forms of discrimination.


Oyoun thinks, develops and implements artistic-cultural projects through de-colonial, queer * feminist and migrant perspectives.

Oyoun creates space for critical discussion, reflected experimentation and solidarity. With a diverse range of culture, Oyoun invites you to a hub of culture and knowledge production. The non-profit cultural center sees itself as a platform for visual artists, performances, theater, literature, dance, music, films and much more.

Afrika-Haus Berlin

Africa House, led by sociologist Oumar Diallo, is as a place for transcultural encounters and political education. The Afrika-Haus regularly offers room for discussions, film screenings, book presentations, theater performances, exhibitions and musical performances. The focus is on history, politics, literature and philosophy of Africa and African-European relations.

Center For Intersectional Justice

CIJ is a non-profit organisation engaged in advocacy and policy-oriented research to make anti-discrimination and equality policy more inclusive and address structural inequalities more effectively in Europe.

Reach Out - Ariba e.V.

ReachOut is a counselling centre for victims of rightwing extremist, racist or anti-Semitic violence in Berlin. Offering advice and emotional support with dealing with any abuse, supporting you with legal proceedings, accompanying the police, authorities, court appointments, doctors, advice on financial support (legal aid, compensation payments, etc.), and more.


Joliba is a registered non-profit organization and intercultural networking group in Berlin. The concept at the heart of their work includes specific experiences with interculturality, migration, war and refugee experience, as well as experience with discrimination and racism.

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Sankofa is an afro-diasporic and bilingual early childhood program for children between the ages of 1 and 6 in Berlin, Germany. It was founded by a group of parents and parents play an active role in the overall management of the Kita.