Welcome to Harvard Alumni for Black Advancement


What's HABA?

Harvard Alumni for Black Advancement is an initiative to accelerate progress in the Black community. It is open to all Harvard alumni galvanized for Black advancement.


HABA Portal

Connect with alumni, students, and faculty across the University in an intimate space.


HABA Programs

The HABA Internship Program connects Harvard students, HBCU, and community college students in teams of two at organizations, equipping students for community-oriented, equity-centric careers. HABA Black-Owned Business Support offers pro bono business and legal support to Black-owned organizations.


Get Involved

Does your organization host summer interns or have job openings? Are you available to offer pro bono support to Black-owned businesses? Are you interested in mentoring a student or recent graduate? We welcome your involvement connecting with students, alumni, and others.

Upcoming Events


Become a member and join our Harvard community galvanized for Black advancement. Our new HABA portal allows you to fellowship with HABA members in an intimate space.



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Black Students Make Up 18% of Admitted Class of 2025

Harvard College accepts record-low 3.43% of applicants to Class of 2025. Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons '67 said the students accepted into the Class of 2025 comprise the most economically- and ethnically-diverse group the College has ever admitted.

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The Crimson Klan: Harvard's Overlooked 20th Century Racial History

“Telling the history of this very complex institution is going to take a while, but the most important thing is the willingness to engage with the history as we uncover it," says Professor Evelynn M. Hammonds, former Dean of Harvard College.

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Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Endorses Harvard Overseers and Directors

The need to elect Harvard leaders who will work collectively for diversity and racial justice – both with each other and with us – is urgent.