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Building Our Communities

One Business At A Time

Embracing Our History. Evolving For Our Future. Elevating Our Business Culture

Our Mission

The mission of the Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce is to economically empower and sustain African-American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the community.


Vision Statement

The Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce envisions a community of friendly interdependent relationships with diverse cultural, economic, and educational opportunities to create an unparalleled quality of life.

Kendrick Martin, GSLBCC President

GSLBCC Business/Professionals Spotlight


SWLA Center for Health Services provides quality, cost-effective and comprehensive primary health care and support services in an environment that embraces respect and dignity.

SWLA Center for Health Services aspires to eliminate all disparities in access to health care.

SWLA Center  for Health  Services
SWLA Center for Health Services, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit community-based organization, incorporated in 1978. As a recipient of a 330 CHC grant, the Center began receiving Bureau of Primary Health Care funding in 1984. The Center operates facilities in Lake Charles, Lafayette, Crowley and Oberlin, Louisiana.

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Upcoming Events

  • Apr 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Callihan's On Pinhook, 2011 W Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508, USA
    Join our upcoming business chamber meeting! Discover key principles and educational insights aimed at empowering and advancing black businesses in our community. Don't miss out on this enriching event!
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