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BWR Report:  Black Women in the US

BWR Report: Black Women in the US

The Black Women's Roundtable recently released a report finding that significant progress has been made since key historical markers however, there are many areas that remain in need of attention.

Black Women's Roundtable 2015 National Women of Power Summit

Black Women's Roundtable 2015 National Women of Power Summit

The 4th Annual Black Women's Roundtable "Healthy, Wealthy, Wise" National Women of Power Summit.
March 26 - March 28, 2015

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Mar 27, 2015

Black Women's Roundtable Releases 2015 Report

Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), the women’s initiative of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), released a report reviewing the overall status of Black women during the third annual BWR Women of Power Summit that took place March 26-28 in Washington, DC. The report was released on Capitol Hill the first day of the summit – Public Education Policy Day.

Mar 25, 2015

Agenda for the 4th Annual Women of Power Summit

FULL AGENDA for the Black Women's Roundtable 4th Annual "Women of Power" National Summit 2015 Invest.Inspire.Unite Thursday March 26- Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar 24, 2015

Black Women's Roundtable to Descend on Capitol Hill

Black Women from Around the Country to Descend on Capitol Hill This Week to Urge Lawmakers to " Take Action" on Income Equality, Other Issues

Mar 9, 2015

#Selma50 Los Angeles Times Story Features Black Women's Roundtable Members

Obama marks 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary: 'Our march is not yet finished' Los Angeles Times

Mar 9, 2015

BLACK WOMEN'S ROUNDTABLE TO HOST 4TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF POWER "HEALTHY, WEALTHY, WISE" NATIONAL SUMMIT IN WASHINGTON DC METRO AREA Invest. Inspire. Unite #bwrsummit15 #sistarpower

(Washington, DC) - Hundreds of women from around the country will convene in the Washington, DC area Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Saturday, March 28th, 2015 for the Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power "Healthy. Wealthy, Wise" National Summit. The three-day summit to celebrate Women's History Month will include a wide range of activities with participants going to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill March 26th, and forums, meetings and other activities at the Crystal City Marriott March 27-28.

NCBCP Programs

Vote for Justice Campaign

In 1998, the NCBCP launched the Unity Civic Engagement and Voter Empowerment Campaign, a national civic engagement program that provides the information, skills, support and collective action that Black Americans needed to fully participate in the democratic process. Key partners have included the National Urban League, the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Black Entertainment Television, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, UniverSoul Circus and over 160 other national, civic, civil rights, community, faith-based and fraternal organizations.

Black Youth Vote!
The Next Generation of Black Leadership

Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) is a national grassroots coalition of organizations and individuals committed to increasing political and civic engagement among black youth and young adults between the ages of 18-35. On April 4, 1996, BYV! was launched under the theme “The Ballot, Not the Bullet” live on CSPAN to address the chronic decline in Black youth voter participation.

Black Women’s Roundtable Policy Statement

The National Coalition Black Women’s Roundtable promotes public policies that ensure stable families and a prepared workforce for today and tomorrow. BWR believes that there must be intentional efforts, including program development, funding, staffing, administrative practice and rule of law to ensure genuine equity -- especially for women, communities of color, low income communities and others that have been traditionally left out of the policymaking arena. Click here to read the full statement.

Black Women’s Roundtable

The Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) is an intergenerational civic engagement network of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. At the forefront of championing just and equitable public policy on behalf of Black women, BWR promotes their health and wellness, economic security, education and global empowerment as key elements for success.

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