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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  Leaders Announce Jobs, Community Safety and Voter Protection Policy Recommendations

Black Leaders Announce Jobs, Community Safety and Voter Protection Policy Recommendations

Marc Morial, Rev. Al Sharpton, Benjamin Jealous, Melanie Campbell and Other Leaders Announce Jobs, Community Safety and Voter Protection Policy Recommendations.

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Black Women's Roundtable's Women of Power National Summit

Black Women's Roundtable's Women of Power National Summit

Over 300 Black women from ten states traveled to the US Capitol last week to urge representatives to pass policies and programs that empower black and underserved families

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Apr 19, 2014

The Message from Black Women is Simple: Want Our Vote? Address Our Issues!

Participants leave Black Women’s Roundtable Summit with to-do list to prepare for 2014 Midterm Elections and beyond.

Mar 28, 2014

Black Women in the US: Progress Made, But Key Areas Need Dire National Attention and Urgent Action

“Black women are a powerful force and we plan to demonstrate that power by working collaboratively and intentionally across issues to usher in a new set of progressive polices and leaders to champion our cause. In the coming days, we will unveil specific details about the implementation of the Power of the Sister Vote!”

Mar 26, 2014

Schedule for BWR Women of Power Summit

Thursday and Friday Schedule for the 3rd Annual Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power National Summit March 27 - 29, 2014. Release of report on Black women Thursday 12:30 at NCNW.

Mar 17, 2014

Black Women’s Roundtable to Release Report on the Status of Black Women During BWR Women of Power Summit

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Congresswoman Donna Edwards, Susan L. Taylor, Lucia McBath, and Dee Marshall among featured speakers at BWR national summit.

Mar 7, 2014

3rd Annual Women of Power Summit

In celebration of National Women's History Month, we invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power National Summit (BWR Summit) to Amplify the Voices of Women and Girls in the Digital Age on March 27 - 29, 2014 in Washington, DC.

NCBCP Programs

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.

Voices of the Electorate

Voices of the Electorate (VOTE) is a diverse, non-partisan coalition campaign, designed to bring together national, state and local organizations, leaders and community activists to address election reform and other issues impacting civic participation. VOTE activities include public awareness campaigns, civic education trainings, town hall meetings, and election reform legislation advocacy. VOTE serves as a clearinghouse for up-to-date information on civic issues.

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