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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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Dec 16, 2014

Black Women's Roundtable Statement on NFL's New Personal Conduct Policy

The Black Women's Roundtable is optimistic about the progress the NFL has made in their continued efforts to put tougher personal conduct policies in place and also create programs designed to change the culture of violence in the league and beyond. By including a diverse group of individuals and organizations with expertise in domestic violence and sexual assault, the NFL is headed in the right direction.

Dec 13, 2014

Sherman Justice Speech for March Against Police Brutality

Black Youth Vote fellow, Sherman Justice, made the following remarks at the recent "Justice for All" march calling for Congress to pass legislation on police brutality in the recent murders of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley, Tamir Rice, and many others.

Dec 13, 2014

Melanie Campbell Remarks at Justice For All March Against Police Brutality

Melanie L. Campbell remarks at the recent Justice for All march in Washington DC featuring the families of black men slain by the police. The march was co-hosted by National Action Network, National Urban League, and Black Women's Roundtable and called for Congress to pass legislation on police misconduct.

Dec 11, 2014

National Action Network National March Against Police Violence

NCBCP and Black Youth Vote joins the National Action Network March for Congressional Action on Police Brutality

Dec 8, 2014

Family Values @ Work Awards ‘Game-Changer’ Awards for Paid Sick Days, Family Leave Advocacy

Melanie Campbell, president and CEO of the NCBCP received a Game Changer Award from Family Values @ Work

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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