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Press Releases

Apr 19, 2014

The Message from Black Women is Simple: Want Our Vote? Address Our Issues!

Participants leave Black Women’s Roundtable Summit with to-do list to prepare for 2014 Midterm Elections and beyond.

Mar 28, 2014

Black Women in the US: Progress Made, But Key Areas Need Dire National Attention and Urgent Action

“Black women are a powerful force and we plan to demonstrate that power by working collaboratively and intentionally across issues to usher in a new set of progressive polices and leaders to champion our cause. In the coming days, we will unveil specific details about the implementation of the Power of the Sister Vote!”

Mar 26, 2014

Schedule for BWR Women of Power Summit

Thursday and Friday Schedule for the 3rd Annual Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power National Summit March 27 - 29, 2014. Release of report on Black women Thursday 12:30 at NCNW.

Mar 17, 2014

Black Women’s Roundtable to Release Report on the Status of Black Women During BWR Women of Power Summit

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Congresswoman Donna Edwards, Susan L. Taylor, Lucia McBath, and Dee Marshall among featured speakers at BWR national summit.

Mar 7, 2014

3rd Annual Women of Power Summit

In celebration of National Women's History Month, we invite you to join us for the 3rd Annual Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power National Summit (BWR Summit) to Amplify the Voices of Women and Girls in the Digital Age on March 27 - 29, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Mar 6, 2014

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Calls Defeat of Debo P. Adegbile a Travesty of Justice

Today, the U. S. Senate not only failed on a cloture vote to confirm Debo P. Adegbile to serve as the Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, it failed the American people.

Feb 27, 2014

NCBCP Galvanized by President Obama's Announcement of My Brother's Keeper Initiative

"My Brothers Keeper" Initiative is committed to utilizing proven tools to ensure access to basic health and nutrition, provide high-quality early education, and help young men stay in school and find a good job.

Feb 19, 2014

Women Play Integral Role in Civil Rights Meeting with President Obama

President Barack Obama; Attorney General Eric Holder; senior advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett; and director of the Domestic Policy Council, Cecilia Munoz; met with Black leaders of civil rights organizations at The White House to discuss jobs, income inequality, voter suppression, criminal justice reform and other issues that impact the Black community.

Feb 12, 2014

National Coalition, Black Women’s Roundtable Commends Verizon for Commitment to Diversity and Opportunity for Minority, Women-Owned and Veteran Businesses

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and its Black Women’s Roundtable commends Verizon for its commitment to diversity by providing affordable opportunity for 11 minority and women-owned businesses

Dec 6, 2013

National Coalition Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic and convener of Black Women's Roundtable, today issued the following statement r regarding the passing of Nelson Mandela.

Nov 22, 2013

Black Women's Roundtable Statement on Historic Senate Filibuster Reform

Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic and convener of Black Women's Roundtable, today issued the following statement regarding the change to Senate filibuster rules on behalf of The Black Women's Roundtable:.

Nov 14, 2013

Black Women’s Roundtable and Allies Condemn Senate Republicans for Extending War on Women to Judicial Nominations

Black Women’s Roundtable , The National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Feminist Majority deplored the Senate Republican leadership extending the War on Women to judicial nominations.

Oct 8, 2013

NCBCP Spirit of Democracy Awards Celebrates History and Honors Leaders Keeping the Movement Going Forward

Arlene Holt-Baker, Brent Wilkes, Salandra Benton, Kevin Parker, and Karma Cottman.

Sep 26, 2013

Black Women's Roundtable Statement on the Passing of Beloved Civil Rights Leader Dr. Evelyn Gibson Lowery

Our hearts are heavy in learning of the passing of Mrs. Evelyn Gibson Lowery. Mrs. Lowery was a visionary founder and leader of the SCLC W.O.M.E.N., devoted wife and partner of Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, mother and a mentor to countless women and girls across the country. We send our deepest condolences to the Lowery family during this time of bereavement.

Sep 24, 2013

Moving a Unified Women's Agenda Forward

(IAMAW) "It's Movement Time!" according to the Black Women's Roundtable discussion at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. A diverse group of women gathered to continue the important topic of "Moving A Unified Women's Agenda Forward in 2013 and Beyond." The IAM is a member organization of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, which sponsored the event.

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