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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

#PoweroftheSisterVote: The  Black Women's Roundtable State of Emergency Voter Crusade

#PoweroftheSisterVote: The Black Women's Roundtable State of Emergency Voter Crusade

The Black Women's Roundtable launched an intense (POSV) "State of Emergency" 30-Day National Voter Crusade in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Virginia and several states with a series of community-based events aimed at getting out the Black Vote November 8. Check out pictures at



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.

Mar 10, 2017

156 Civil and Human Rights Groups Call for Stronger Response to Hate Incidents

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 155 civil and human rights groups today called upon the Executive Branch to respond more quickly and forcefully to hate-based incidents, which have been occurring at an alarming rate in recent months.

Feb 8, 2017

Joint Statement of Black Women Leaders on Senator Mitch McConnell's Attempts to Silence Words of Mrs. Coretta Scott King

The undersigned are prominent African-American women leaders and we write to express our outrage at the actions taken last night by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republican majority on the Senate floor.

Jan 31, 2017

NCBCP Convene's Black Politics & Power Building Gathering in Atlanta

Election Results Assessed; Next Steps Planned To Strengthen Black Voting Power, Preparing For Census 2020/Redistricting

Nov 22, 2016

Black Women's Roundtable Holds In-Depth Briefing on 2016 Elections

As the nation still reels from the 2016 Presidential Election, data analysis and field reports were presented by National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) state affiliates and Black Women’s Roundtable Networks (BWR) at its BWR 2016 Post-Election Briefing on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The speakers shared their analysis and field experiences that Black women turned out in large numbers and remained steadfast as a key voting bloc for candidates that supported the interests of Black women, their families and communities on a national, state and local level.

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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