Welcome to our website. Region VI Blacks In Government was formed in 1980. Chapters are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. BIG Region VI seeks to engage and advocate on behalf of city, county, state, federal and military African American government workers. Region VI is committed to promoting excellence in government through equity of opportunity. The broad organizational goals and objectives include advocating for diversity, developing and promoting programs, which will enhance ethnic pride, educational opportunities, and providing a non-partisan platform on major issues of local, regional, and national significance. BIG Region VI chapters are strategically located throughout the Southwestern United States and cultivates a desire to succeed, stimulate personal development and professionalism, and continuously focuses on achievement of equality through opportunity.