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Black Women in the US 2017

Black Women in the US 2017

Looking Back to Move Forward in a Post-Obama Era: The Power of Black Women-Led Organizing. Download the 4th Annual Report Now

2017 BWR Summit

2017 BWR Summit

Join us for the 6th Annual Black Women’s Roundtable Women of Power National Summit
March 30 - April 2, 2017 Crystal City Marriott Arlington, VA

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Mar 30, 2017

Opinion: Neil Gorsuch’s Frightening Record on Protecting Women’s Rights

NBC News

Black women in America have always had to cope with the double impact of being black and being a woman. Tradition, culture, custom, laws and even the courts are often stacked against them.

Mar 29, 2017

Black Women’s Roundtable Releases Annual Report

NBC News

The Black Women's Roundtable, a national civic group, released its fourth annual report today about African-American women in the U.S., providing a "prescriptive agenda" of key political, economic, and social issues that impact the nation's 23 million Black women, their families and communities. The 72-page document, entitled 'Black Women in the U.S., 2017: Moving Our Agenda Forward in a Post-Obama Era,' was released to coincide with the group's 6th annual "Women of Power" national summit, taking place this week in the nation's capital and Arlington, Virginia.

Mar 29, 2017

NCBCP releases the Black Women's Roundtable 4th Annual Report

Black Women in the United States, 2017, is the Fourth Annual Report by the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) meant to provide an in-depth analysis of the needs and condition of Black women throughout the nation.

Mar 17, 2017

Civil Rights Groups meet with attorney General Sessions, Condemn Recent Rollbacks

Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on behalf of civil rights leaders after meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on a wide range of issues affecting the civil and human rights of all Americans. This marked the first in-person meeting between these organizations and Attorney General Sessions.

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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