The events of 1968 inspired a group of seven Black engineers saw the need to provide positive role models to the youth of the Black community.
May 26, 1970 the Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers was incorporated in the state of California a non-profit organization.
Over the years many important programs resulted from the work of the council to include the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) and The Al-Ben Scholarship Fund.
What Makes The Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers Special?
As A Professional: Scientist, Engineer, Computer Scientist or Technologist
- Connection with hundreds of your fellow minority science professionals
- Corporate and Career Guidance
- Professional Development including engineering registration, Project Management training and computer certifications
Our Community Youth Efforts
- In-depth Saturday classes for elementary to high school students in Math, Science and Computer Science.
- Regional youth science and math fairs.
- Mentors and advisors to African-American engineering college campus chapters
Support of Black Owned Businesses in Technology
- Host technology business development committee
- Assist with seminars on new business development
- Promote member businesses for prime and sub-contracting opportunities