The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Press Releases

Press Releases

Oct 28, 2014

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

The NCBCP kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power

Oct 14, 2014

NCBCP's Spirit of Democracy Honorees Epitomize Diversity, Service and Coalition Building

Nearly 300 men, women and children, eight-to-eighty, from diverse backgrounds and cultures, came together for a night filled with eclectic music, humor, historical reflection, and movement building during the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) 17th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards Red Carpet Affair held at the Sphinx Club in DC last week

Sep 24, 2014

Black Women’s Roundtable Urges NFL to Get it Right by Adding Black Women Experts to Domestic Violence Advisory Group

Expressing absolute agreement with National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell that he “got it wrong,” the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) held a press conference today to urge the commissioner to take swift action to “get it right,” starting by appointing black women experts in domestic violence and sexual assault to the recently established Domestic Violence Advisory Board.

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.

Jul 2, 2014

Power Check Day

Power Check is a national campaign to remind voters to verify their power by checking their voting status.

Jun 23, 2014

NCBCP President Speaks to Future Leaders at The White House Summit on Working Families

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation president and CEO, Melanie L. Campbell was a panelist at The White House Summit on Working Families held June 22 and 23rd.

Jun 17, 2014

Black Women Leaders Come Together to Determine Key Issues to Mobilize Around for the Midterm Election in Georgia

Black Women's Roundtable presents Georgia State Representative Dee Dawkins-Haigler with report, Black women in US in 2014 and factsheet, the Status of Black Women in Georgia

Jun 13, 2014

My Brother's Keeper Is a Great Fathers’ Day Gift for Our Children

On behalf of the Black Women's Roundtable that represents millions of Black women, mothers, aunts, wives and significant others, we salute President Obama for creating My Brother's Keeper. We believe it is not a flawed choice to focus on our Black men and boys.

May 28, 2014

The Black Women’s Roundtable Deeply Saddened by Passing of a Phenomenal Woman, Dr. Maya Angelou

The Black Women’s Roundtable statement on the passing of beloved Dr. Maya Angelou

May 19, 2014

Civil Rights and Education Groups Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board Of Education and Ask “How Far Have We Really Come?”

The National Coalition and Black Women’s Roundtable Joins Effort to “Fulfill the Promise” by Supporting Equitable Implementation of the Common Core State Standards as Critical in the Continuing Fight for Equity in Education

May 1, 2014

Open Letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

Open letter to National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver regarding Donald Sterling.

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