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Feb 19, 2014

Partnering for Action in African American Communities - Blog by Valerie Jarrett

The White House Blog

Leaders from some of the country's foremost African American civil rights organizations joined President Obama and a handful of Administration leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House to discuss the President's priorities for this year of action.

Dec 16, 2013

2013 Year In Review

This year has been a time of reflection, regression, reaction and a call to action for The National Coalition and our Black Women's Roundtable and Black Youth Vote! Networks.

Aug 24, 2013

Women Want Civil Rights 'HerStory' Told

By Margaret Summers, Washington Informer - The National Coalition of Black Civic Participation held a dialogue and luncheon to discuss the past, present and future of women in the movement and pay tribute to women leaders, organizers and attendees of the 1963 March on Washington...

Aug 23, 2013

Women — nearly left off March on Washington Program — speaking up now

By Krissah Thompson, Washington Post - March on Washington, 50 years later: The impact of women: Fifty years ago, the women participated in the civil rights movement often did so in the background. They initially were left off the schedule of speakers at the March on Washington, and when they were added, it was in a limited role. But their overall role in the movement is now well-documented and was celebrated at a luncheon held as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the March on Washington.

Aug 23, 2013

The Sisters of Civil Rights Get Their Due

By Elizabeth Dias, Time Magazine - The Black Women’s Roundtable, an initiative of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, led a conference on Thursday to honor the women of the 1963 March on Washington.

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Sep 22, 2014

Black Women’s Roundtable Agrees to Meeting with NFL Senior Executives

National women’s group will hold press conference to outline additional actions to ensure the expertise and voices of black women and other women of color are heard by NFL in quest to eradicate violence

Sep 16, 2014

Open Letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Open letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to express concern and outrage about the plethora of domestic violence cases that has been exposed involving current and past players and the advisory group of women recently established to assist in developing new policies related to domestic violence.

Sep 2, 2014

2014 Spirit of Democracy Awards Gala & Technology Leadership Roundtable

The 17th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards are presented to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated a consistent commitment to creating balance in the democratic process and support the NCBCP's mission and vision of making civic participation a cultural responsibility and tradition.

Aug 14, 2014

Actress Janet Hubert Visits Orlando to Mobilize Women to Vote During Black Women’s Roundtable “Don’t Count Us Out Tour”

From dangerous Stand Your Ground laws to voter suppression schemes, the state of Florida is known for a host of issues that negatively impact the quality of life for citizens in communities of color. Actress, producer and activist, Janet Hubert, will talk about the importance of voting to combat unjust laws and the overall need to stay healthy, wealthy and wise during the Florida Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) Don’t Count Us Out Tour.

Aug 4, 2014

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Applauds Verizon for Speaking Out Against Inflated Inmate Phone Call Rates

The high costs of prison and jail inmate phone calls places the heaviest burden of staying connected to loved ones on those who can least afford to pay--the economically disadvantaged. This forces them to make the agonizing choice between continuing communications with their incarcerated loved ones or paying for food and other essential living expenses.

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