Public Presentations. BAJI works with immigrant rights organizations, as well as faith-based, racial justice, civil rights, economic justice, academic, student and youth groups to cosponsor or participate in forums, presentations, workshops and conferences that address the root causes of migration and African American-immigrant issues in order to bring the communities together in dialogue.
Training and Technical Assistance. BAJI develops the capacity of African American and black immigrant leaders and activists to address and organize around immigration issues through training and technical assistance.
Conversations about Immigration. BAJI organizes small group discussions on African American-immigrant relations among African Americans.
Media Outreach. BAJI reaches a broad swath of the African American community through the mainstream, alternative and black media.
Networking. BAJI brings African American and black immigrant activists and leaders together to explore common analyses, exchange strategies, share information and develop coordinated campaign.
Advocacy. BAJI members are part of task forces in Oakland and Richmond, Calif. in support of municipal identifications for immigrants and others. At the national level, BAJI participates in advocacy efforts for fair and just immigration reform. As a member of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, BAJI is cooperating with campaigns to stop the raids and deportation of immigrants. BAJI is also apart of a national campaign to secure more Family Visas and Humanitarian Parole Visas for Haitians deva stated by the January 2010 earthquake, along with Haitian Women of Miami, the Florida Immigration Coalition, the Latin American and Caribbean Community Center (Atlanta) and Project Voices of the American Friends Service Committee.
Solidarity. BAJI members extend their public solidarity to immigrants under attack by taking part in immigrant rights rallies and marches, participating in media events to expose abuses of immigrants, and organizing educational tours to countries with significant immigration to the United States, e.g., Mexico and Haiti.