Oakland Black Firefighters Association

December 23rd, 2015 -- Posted in | No Comments »

Welcome to the Oakland Black Firefighters Association.  The OBFFA was founded in 1973 with a mission to create opportunities for African American and other minorities in the fire service.  A grass root approach is utilized to recruit individuals interested in becoming professional firefighters.


Today we continue to focus on the mission of creating a more diverse fire service nationwide. This goals is accomplished through collaborative efforts with community-based organizations and The International Association of Black Professional Firefighters.  We are driven by the I.A.B.F.F statement “All that I am I owe, I live Eternally in the Red”.  We honor those who came before us by reaching out and helping others.


We look forward to working with both community-based organizations and individuals interested in a fire service career.