Welcome to the State of Black Chicago Congress

THE MISSION of the State of Black Chicago Congress (SBCC) is to mobilize the community of African descent, in order to develop a plan of action that ameliorates conditions such as the crime and violence, inequitable distribution of educational resources and opportunities, joblessness, slow business development and opportunities, disappearing black media, inadequate youth engagement and leadership development, poor health, and the public’s concern over the involvement of the Black Church.

Ed Gardner Lupe Fiasco
Brenetta Howell Barrett, Rev. Willie Barrow, Dr. Timuel Black, Justice William Cousins, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and Dr. Christopher Reed


Steering Committee :: Pastor Cy Fields

Pastor Cy Fields photo

Pastor Cy Fields is native Chicagoan who has dedicated the past 24 years to ministry and public service. In his early years of service, Pastor Cy learned much while leading efforts in ministry with youth and choir directing. Upon accepting God’s call to preach the Gospel Cy Fields knew that he would live out all of his days with purpose and intentionality, using his influence to advocate on behalf of the voiceless and reach the perishing. As a preacher, teacher, and community leader Cy’s commitment to moral absolutes and biblical integrity has confirmed him as one of this generations faithful leaders. His strengths in diplomacy, organizing and mobilization make him a sought out counselor and presenter.

As the Senior Pastor of New Landmark Missionary Baptist Church for 10 years Cy has seen many experience spiritual growth and develop a deeper yearning to live and give according to the mandate of Jesus. New Landmark continues to be a spiritual landmark in the East Garfield Park community and the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Under his leadership many new ministries have been added, expanded its outreach, maintained financial health and completed reconstruction projects. Cy has a passion for outreach and winning souls to the Kingdom of GOD. His vision encompasses the New Landmark MB Church community, the greater Westside of Chicago and beyond.

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