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Sep 17, 2021

ICYMI: Black Women Leaders & Allies from Civil Rights and Reproductive Justice Organizations Join Forces at Steps of U. S. Supreme Court in Solidarity To Urge Congress to Pass Voting Rights Legislation and Protect Reproductive Rights for Women

On Wednesday, September 15th the NCBCP Black Women’s Roundtable and National Council of Negro Women convened over 40 national civil rights, reproductive rights, women’s rights, labor and social justice organizations to partner for a Black Women Leaders & Allies Call to Action in support of Voting Rights & Reproductive Justice at the U. S. Supreme Court

Jul 21, 2021

Black Women’s Roundtable Joins Congressional Black Caucus & Black Leaders And Allies on the Capitol Steps for Press Conference Supporting Voting Rights Legislation

Following President Joe Biden’s afternoon address on voting rights and voter suppression, the #FreedomtoVote Virtual Townhall Meeting will host a panel of Black women leaders and allies to conduct an analysis of President Biden’s speech, discuss the stakes if voting rights bills are not passed in Congress, and thoughtfully examine the power of Black women leaders in today’s voting rights movement.

Jul 14, 2021

TODAY: Following President Biden’s Voting Rights Address, Black Women’s Roundtable and the National Council of Negro Women to Host #FreedomtoVote Virtual Town Hall with National Civil Rights Leaders to Discuss Next Steps and Week of Action

Following President Joe Biden’s afternoon address on voting rights and voter suppression, the #FreedomtoVote Virtual Townhall Meeting will host a panel of Black women leaders and allies to conduct an analysis of President Biden’s speech, discuss the stakes if voting rights bills are not passed in Congress, and thoughtfully examine the power of Black women leaders in today’s voting rights movement.

May 25, 2021

OP-ED: Now Is the Time - Why the Senate Must Confirm Kristen Clarke Today

Melanie L. Campbell of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Dr. Johnetta B. Cole of the National Council of Negro Women Speak out on the Senate Confirmation of Kristen Clarke. (article published by Essence.com)

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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