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Legacy Civil Rights Leaders Officially Endorse the Freedom to Learn Campaign
The leaders of the nation’s Black-led legacy civil rights organizations emphatically rejected the effort to suppress Black history and endorsed the Freedom to Learn campaign, a movement created to fight the growing disinformation campaign against the erasure of history and lived experiences of marginalized communities, critical race theory, and equitable legislation.
National NCNW News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2023 NCNW Statement on Shooting in Jacksonville WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) released a statement following the racially motivated shooting in Jacksonville, Fla. that took the lives of three...
Rev. Shavon Arline-Bradley to Deliver Remarks During the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2023 Rev. Shavon Arline-Bradley to Deliver Remarks During the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) announced that President and CEO Shavon...
NCNW Partners with NAN, Drum Major Institute, and 100 Organizations for the March on Washington Next Month
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCNW Partners with NAN, Drum Major Institute, and 100 Organizations for the March on Washington Organizers Point to Persistent Racial Disparities, Ongoing Civil Rights Onslaught at Every Level of Government Ahead of 60th...
NCNW Releases Position Statement on Reproductive Justice NCNW is committed to ensuring women have access to critical reproductive health care in an era where the judicial system is being weaponized to diminish and/or eliminate a woman's right to maintain bodily...
NCNW Announces Initiative to Increase Broadband Access In Rural Mississippi Also Donates $10,000 to Tornado Relief in Humphreys Co., Miss. Washington, D.C., June 22, 2023 - Today, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) announced a strategic initiative to...
Black Women’s Roundtable Report
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NCNW Influenza Town Hall #5
March 9, 2023 • 7:00 p.m.
East Regional Sessions with the Sections
March 14, 2023 • 8:30 pm EST
Midwest/Central Regional Sessions with the Sections
March 21, 2022 • 8:30 p.m.
West Regional Sessions with the Sections
March 28, 2023 • 8:30 p.m. EST
National Affiliates Assembly
November 5-5, 2022
You don't want to miss this. Social Justice 60th Anniversary of March on Washington President and CEO Shavon Arline-Bradley delivered remarks during the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., August 26 at 11:00 a.m....
The Dorothy I. Height Education Foundation and National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Establish Scholarship in Collaboration with Meta to Study the Intersection of Technology and Civil Rights As a result of technical difficulties due to upgrades, the NCNW website was...
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