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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.

Black Women’s Roundtable to Address Income Inequality, Health Justice and Retirement Security

Black Women’s Roundtable to Address Income Inequality, Health Justice and Retirement Security

BWR launches Multi-City Tour to empower Black women to achieve economic security, prosperity and healthy living

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Aug 23, 2015

Black Women's Roundtable and ESSENCE Magazine Launch "Power of the Sister" Vote Partnership/Survey

WHAT BLACK WOMEN WANT IN 2016 The Black Women’s Roundtable and ESSENCE this month launched itsPower of the Sister Vote poll--aimed at more than 10,000 women. The survey will focus on the 2016 election and gauge the key issues Black women want addressed by the next President of the United States of America. Here's the poll: https://goo.gl/uphQCW

Aug 17, 2015

National Coalition Mourns Passing of Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond- Statement By NCBCP President Melanie Campbell

Our nation and the world has truly lost a champion for justice for all people in the passing of Julian Bond. We will miss his bold and eloquent voice in the fight for civil and human rights. Julian dedicated his life fighting for "the least of these God's children."

Jul 20, 2015

National Coalition Mourns Loss of HBCU Advocate George Cooper

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women's Roundtable Statement on the Passing of HBCU Champion Dr. George Cooper The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women's Roundtable joins those who mourn the passing of Dr. George Cooper. Our nation & historically black colleges and universities have lost a true servant leader and champion in the passing of Dr. Cooper.

Jun 26, 2015

National Coalition Responds To Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

The National Coalition of Black Civic Participation applauds the U. S. Supreme Court's 5:4 decision to makes same-sex marriage is the law of the land, said of Melanie Campbell president & CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. NCBCP , the a coalition that represents some 60 organizations and state-based affiliates and networks ,was one of the first civil rights organizations to support the movement to make same-sex marriage a constitutional right. By declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, the Supreme Court has helped break the unjust barriers for the LGBT community and for American civil rights. Now and for future generations the right to love is a fundamental and constitutional right for all people.

Jun 26, 2015

Black Women's Roundtable Applauds Decision by Supreme Court to Uphold the Affordable Care Act

Black Women's Roundtable Applauds the Supreme Court Ruling On the Affordable Health Care Act Washington, DC - Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener, Black Women's Roundtable issued the following statement on Supreme Court Ruling On the Affordable Care Act.

NCBCP Programs

Black Women's Roundtable and National African American Clergy Network Visit Mitch McConnel's Office

About 20 prominent black women arrived at the ornate office suites of McConnell Thursday morning, asking to meet with him-even if for only a few minutes in the hallway-over the delay in confirming Attorney General-designate Loretta Lynch. They were told McConnell was too busy. The women did meet with McConnell's chief of staff for about 20 minutes.

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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