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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.

2014 Vote for Justice Campaign

2014 Vote for Justice Campaign

The VOTE4 JUSTICE Campaign combines NCBCP's two strategic civic engagement and voter empowerment programs:

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Nov 20, 2014

Melanie L. Campbell’s Statement Supporting Executive Action for Immigration Reform

The NCBCP, Black Women's Roundtable, andBlack Youth Vote!, stand in solidarity with our civil rights and social justice organization leaders urging President Obama to take immediate action to fix our country’s immigration system.

Nov 15, 2014

Roger Goodell meets with black female leaders about domestic violence in NFL after backlash

New York Daily News

The NFL commissioner met with civic leaders from the Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network on Friday at NFL headquarters on Park Ave. Goodell had been criticized for naming a panel of only white women to advise the football league about domestic violence issues. About 70% of players are African-American.

Nov 11, 2014

Melanie L. Campbell Named a Finalist for Excellence in Advocacy Award in Women Serving Women Category

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation president and CEO, Melanie L. Campbell, was selected as a finalist for an Excellence in Advocacy Award in the Campaign for Women Serving Women category, organizers of the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference announced recently.

Nov 8, 2014

Black Women and Youth Analyze Election Results: Black Voter Turnout Exceeded Expectations

he intergenerational team at the eighth biennial National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) Ronald Walters Election Day National Command Center (NCBCP RWCC) communicated with on-the-ground field operations in twelve states to monitor problems at the polls, disseminate important information via social media, and analyze voter turnout and election results.

Nov 5, 2014

Black Women’s Roundtable Comment on Black Voter Turnout in the Midterm Elections

Following are comments from members of the Black Women’s Roundtable who played a significant role in voter education, protection and mobilization in the 2014 Midterm Election cycle. Their comments are based on anecdotal information compiled while manning theNCBCP's Ronald Walters Election Day Command Center which monitored and analyzed voter mobilization and assistance operations in several states.

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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