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BWR's 2017 Post-Election Preliminary Report #Powerofhesistervote #FollowBlackwomen

BWR's 2017 Post-Election Preliminary Report #Powerofhesistervote #FollowBlackwomen

The Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) Intergenerational Public Policy Network, in partnership with the Ronald Walters Leadership & Public Policy Center (Howard University) released a 2017 Post-Election Preliminary Report -- "Impact of the Black Women's Vote & Leadership in the 2017 Election Cycle." Black women didn't just vote in 2017, Black women led the way by running successfully for state-wide and local office; trained, funded and endorsed progressive Black candidates; organized successful Black voter mobilization & turnout campaigns and protected voters and voting rights for all Americans across the nation.

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BLACK WOMEN AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS SHOW SUPPORT FOR JEMELE HILL DEMAND THAT ESPN REINSTATE JOURNALIST IMMEDIATELY Hill Defended for Her Passion and First Amendment Rights

Oct 12, 2017

BLACK WOMEN AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS SHOW SUPPORT FOR JEMELE HILL DEMAND THAT ESPN REINSTATE JOURNALIST IMMEDIATELY Hill Defended for Her Passion and First Amendment Rights

In a letter received by ESPN’s President John Skipper today, a number of African American women, civil rights and social justice leaders are voicing their support of Jemele Hill who has been suspended for two weeks by the sports network for her tweets about President Trump and Dallas Cowboy owner Jerry Jones.

Check Out At&T Access a New Low Cost Internet Service for Qualifying Households

Jun 12, 2017

Check Out At&T Access a New Low Cost Internet Service for Qualifying Households

The digital world is full of possibilities. AT&T is making it easier to connect to friends, family, and the things that matter most. If at least one person in your household is a SNAP* participant, you may qualify.

“HEALTHCARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT” #NOTAPRIVILEGE CAMPAIGN

May 31, 2017

“HEALTHCARE IS A HUMAN RIGHT” #NOTAPRIVILEGE CAMPAIGN

Black Women Leaders Join Forces In A Call To Action to Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Affordable Health Care

NCBCP Mourns Passing of Eddie N. Williams

May 9, 2017

NCBCP Mourns Passing of Eddie N. Williams

Statement on Passing of Eddie N. Williams Founding Chairman of the Board of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation May 9, 2017

NCBCP Programs

6th Annual BWR Summit Event Recap

The 2017 BWR Summit brought together a diverse and inter-generational group of over 300 Black women and girls from across the country. Learn more about the event and resources that were released.

Black Male Initiative

The Black Youth Vote! Black Male Initiative is a program designed to provide a platform to encourage civic engagement between inter-generational groups of black men and boys. The signature event of this initiative is the annual Gathering of Black men and boys on Capitol Hill.

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.

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