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Register today for the 2020 BWR “Women of Power” National Summit, scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 thru Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Richmond Highway, Arlington, VA. The 2020 BWR Summit brings together a diverse and intergenerational group of over 400 Black women and girls from across the country every year. The BWR Summit is a component of our BWR Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Empowerment Project. The BWR Empowerment Project focuses on amplifying the intergenerational power and voices of black women on race & gender equity, economic security & prosperity, income inequality, health, economic empowerment, educational and social issues impacting urban centers, small towns and rural communities.
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Black Millennials and Generation Z Remain Undecided More Than Committed to a 2020 Presidential Candidate After the September Debate According to a New Black Youth Vote Poll

Black Millennials and Generation Z Remain Undecided More Than Committed to a 2020 Presidential Candidate After the September Debate According to a New Black Youth Vote Poll

Poll reveals Sanders appearing to lose stronghold with millennials and Generation Z coming in 4th, Biden finishes first, Warren 2nd, O’Rourke & Castro tied at 3rd.
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Oct 14, 2020

Black Women's Roundtable and Essence Release 2020 'Power of the Sister Vote' Poll Results -- Revealing Black Women Across Generations Most Concerned About Suervival, Safety and Stability Issues Impacting Black Communities

Annual Survey Reveals That Black Women Consider the Rise in Racism & Hate Crimes as the Single Biggest Issue Going Into the November Election

Mar 11, 2020

Black Women's Roundtable Releases Its Seventh Annual Report on Black Women in the U.S. in 2020: "Priorities, Policy and Power"

The 2020 BWR Report includes a special analysis on the power and impact of Southern Black women’s leadership and vote in the recent South Carolina Primary (Feb. 29th) and Super Tuesday Primary (March 3rd) to shift the results of who the current front-runners are in the Democratic presidential primaries.

NCBCP Programs

Black Male Initiative

The Black Youth Vote! Black Male Initiative is a program designed to provide a platform to encourage civic engagement between inter-generational groups of black men and boys. The signature event of this initiative is the annual Gathering of Black men and boys on Capitol Hill.

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.

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