The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

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Press Releases

Jan 25, 2024

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and The Power of the Ballot Action Fund Expand Coalition Ahead of Fourth Florida Stop For "Power of the Ballot - We Will Not Be Erased: Vote 2024!!" National Campaign and Florida Statewide HBCU Bus Tour w/Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, in Partnership with the A. Philip Randolph Institute, National Action Network and Over 20 Additional Partners–Unveils "Power of the Ballot: We Won't Be Erased!" National Campaign Statewide Tour in South Carolina, Feb. 1 – 3, 2024, for the First in the Nation Democratic Presidential Primary.

Dec 4, 2023

NCBCP will host its 26th Annual Spirit of Democracy Awards, Celebrating the Diversity of Our Democracy, "An Elegant Evening Affair"

Tuesday, December 12th, at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST at The Hamilton Washington, DC. The eventwill be co-hosted by NCBCP President & CEO and Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable, Melanie L. Campbell and newly appointed NCBCP Chairman of the Board, Marc H. Morial.

Oct 26, 2023

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women's Roundtable Releases Statement on Lewiston, Maine Shooting Tragedy and Call for Federal Ban on Assault Weapons

Use of a High-Powered Assault-Style Rifle to Kill 18 Innocent Victims is Another Stark Reminder of the Need for A Federal Ban on Assault Weapons

Oct 25, 2023

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and The Power of the Ballot Action Fund Expand Coalition Ahead of Fourth Florida Stop For "Power of the Ballot - We Will Not Be Erased: Vote 2024!!" National Campaign and Florida Statewide HBCU Bus Tour w/Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Building on the momentum of its recent stops in Jacksonville, Daytona, Brevard County, Gainesville, Ocala, and South Florida, the National Campaign and Florida Statewide Tour expands its reach to the State’s Capitol, anchoring its efforts at the Florida A&M University Homecoming Parade – Growing its Coalition to Over 30 Organizations Nationally and Across the State in an Effort to Engage, Mobilize, and Empower Black Voters Ahead of the 2024 Presidential Election.

Oct 3, 2023

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and The Power of the Ballot Action Fund Announce "Power of the Ballot - We Will Not Be Erased: Vote 2024!!" National Campaign and Florida Tour with Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation

National Campaign Kicks off In Partnership With Over 30 Diverse National and Statewide Florida Organizations in Early Effort to Engage, Mobilize and Empower Black Voters in Preparation for Crucial 2024 Presidential Election Cycle

Sep 29, 2023

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women’s Roundtable Statement on Laphonza Butler's Historic U.S. Senate Appointment

NCBCP and Black Women’s Roundtable congratulates Laphonza Butler on her appointment to the U.S. Senate by CA Governor Gavin Newsom. In this new role, she joins a lineage of pioneering Black women like Carol Moseley Braun, who was the first African American woman elected to the Senate in 1992, and Vice President Kamala Harris, who served prior to her current role in the Biden-Harris Administration.

Sep 20, 2023

Black Women's Roundtable To Hold 15th Annual Policy Forum During Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference

The Annual BWR Policy Forum will bring together thought leaders, policy makers, advocates, legislators and Black women leadership in a powerful discussion aimed at leveraging the political power of black women in an era of unprecedented attacks on our collective rights and freedoms while also exploring strategies to expand Black Political Power ahead of the 2024 election cycle.

Aug 28, 2023

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women’s Roundtable Releases Statement on Jacksonville Shooting Tragedy and Call for Federal Ban on Assault Weapons

Racially-Motivated Hate Crime Amid 60th Anniversary of March on Washington: A Stark Reminder of the Need to Address the Rise in White Nationalism and A Call for A Federal Ban on Assault Weapons

Jun 29, 2023

Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO of the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation and Convener of the Black Women's Roundtable to Moderate Global Black Economic Forum's Broadband and Social Justice Panel at Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans

Campbell is also Co-Hosting the Black Women Leaders Power & Policy Symposium and Being Honored by Oxfam America as a 2023 Champion of Equality Award Recipient

Jun 28, 2023

Black Women's Roundtable and Oxfam Convene Black Women Leaders and Allies from Across Nation for 3rd Annual Power and Policy Symposium During Essense Festival in New Orleans

Power & Policy: A New Era for Black Women Symposium to Unite Leaders, Activists, and Policymakers in Addressing Urgent Challenges and Empowering Black Women

Jun 27, 2023

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling's Rejection of Anti-Democratic Independent State Legislature Theory to Control Voting and Elections in North Carolina Moore v. Harper GerryMandering Case

In a landmark ruling, The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today to reject the anti-democratic independent state legislature (ISL) theory in Moore v. Harper. This historic verdict upholds the fundamental principles of our democratic system and reinforces the vital importance of checks and balances in our elections.

Jun 8, 2023

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down Discriminatory Alabama Congressional Map

In a landmark ruling, The U. S. Supreme Court issued a decision today to strike down Alabama's partisan-drawn congressional districts, which discriminated against Black voters.

Jun 3, 2023

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Black Women's Roundtable Statement on Bipartisan Agreement to Raise Debt Ceiling

Last night, President Biden addressed the nation from the Oval Office, offering praise for the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement recently passed by Congress. Following the address, Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO of the NCBCP and Convener of the BWR made the following statement

May 18, 2023

Black Women's Roundtable & NCNW Letter to Congress Regarding the Debt Ceiling

The Black Women’s Roundtable and National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) – historic national organizations dedicated to the equity of Black women and families – strongly urge you to ensure that any final bipartisan budget deal will reject policy changes that would increase poverty or threaten the health care and well-being of already vulnerable Americans, including millions of children of every race and in every state in our Union.

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