About Us

Bay Area Black Deaf Advocates is the official advocacy organization for thousands of Black Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area (Northern California). These Black Deaf and Hard of Hearing people are not adequately represented in Leadership and Policy decision-making activities affecting their lives.


Our Mission

BABDA shall be organized and operated mainly to promote the leadership development, economic, and educational opportunity, social equality, and to safeguard the general health and welfare of Black Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.

Meet The Board Officers

Brenda Lyons

Membership Director


Chapter Liaison is available. Please Apply!


Parliamentarian is available. Please Apply! 


Our Committes

Interested to be part of the BABDA committee? Please contact, info@babda.org