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MISSION & FACT SHEET

NCBW VISION

Our vision is to see black women and girls live in a world where socio-economic inequity does not exist.

NCBW Mission

Our mission is to advocate on behalf of Black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.

NCBW Core Values

  • Gender Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Respect
  • Racial & Social Justice
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Collaboration

Our Agenda

  • Health
  • Education
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Civic Engagement

Our Purpose

  • Foster principles of equal rights and opportunities;
  • Promote the awareness of Black culture;
  • Develop the potential of the membership for effective leadership and participation in civic affairs;
  • Take action on specific issues of national and international importance, and
  • Cooperate with other persons and organizations to achieve mutual goals.

ADVOCACY PRIORITIES

HEALTH

  • Support Health Initiatives (Heart Disease, Stroke, Breast Cancer, Childhood Obesity, HIV/AIDS)
  • Eliminate Health Disparities
  • Increase Prevention/Decrease Mortality
  • Improve Health Outcomes
  • Access to Affordable HealthCare
  • Improve Quality of Life

EDUCATION

  • Eliminate Educational Disparities
  • Vocational/College Preparation
  • STEM/STEAM Education
  • HBCU Awareness and Support
  • Mentor young ladies
  • College Scholarships and Support

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

  • Pay Equity
  • African-American Owned Business Growth
  • Housing and Real Estate
  • Financial Freedom

STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

  • Government
  • Corporate
  • Non-Profit
  • Faith Based Institutions

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT/ADVOCACY AGENDA

  • Voter Education/Regulations/Rights
  • Increase Women Candidates running for Political Office
  • Issue Timely Policy Alerts
  • Issues Position Papers on Public Policy Platform Issues

ARTS & CULTURE

  • Promote Cultural Enrichment Programs

PUBLIC ADVOCACY

Focusing on local, state and national political areas through voter education, registration and research.

HEALTH

The overall wellness of the African-American Woman and her family is our concern. Knowledge is the key.

EDUCATION

Enhancing and encouraging leadership skills in young girls. Advocating in support of educational issues for black women of all ages.

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Promoting the economic stability and advancement of African American women through symposiums, workshops and community forums.

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