The National Coalition of 100 Black Women - Overview

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National Coalition of 100 Black Women

Formed in New York in the aftermath of the turbulent 1960s, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women supports women of color both personally and professionally. With more than 60 local chapters throughout the United States and a large network of professionals and volunteers, the NCBW advocates for the health, education, and socioeconomic equality of black women.

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Key Information About the National Coalition of 100 Black Women:

Year Organized

1970

Year Founded (Official)

1981

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Phone

1 (404) 390-3982

Address

1718 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 970, Atlanta, GA 30309 US

Email

adminassist@nc100bw.org

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How do I join the National Coalition of 100 Black Women?

First, check and see if there's an NCBW chapter in your area via the website's Chapter Locator page. If there is, contact that chapter directly for instructions regarding how to join. If there's no National Coalition of 100 Black Women chapter in your city, contact the National Office for membership options.

What are the benefits of joining a National Coalition of 100 Black Women chapter?

You'll join a strong national network of 2,800 black women that actively support the physical health, education, and professional aspirations of women of color. You'll be able to participate in events that support your community and network with other black women entrepreneurs and professionals in your area, expanding your list of business and personal connections.

You'll be part of a growing movement for positive change in your community and the country. You'll also help support the National Coalition of 100 Black Women's national programs that address critical issues in the African American community, such as National Education and Mentoring, STEM education, childhood obesity, breast cancer, and professional development.

What is the mission of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women?

The mission of the NCBW is to advocate, both locally and nationally, on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership and gender equity in health, education, and professional development. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women originally formed in 1970 following the social turmoil of the 1960s, and this core group of 24 original members strove to leverage the positive aspects of that turmoil to create a better world for black women.

The NCBW has continued with its positive activism and advocacy to continue to fight against gender and racial inequality affecting black women's well-being and career aspirations.

What is the National Coalition of 100 Black Women's LEAD Academy?

The NCBW's LEAD Academy is an exclusive training program for select National Coalition of 100 Black Women members to become the new leaders of the organization. LEAD Academy is an intensive 15-month leadership development program limited to 14 applicants who've proven themselves to be active NCBW members and who meet the application requirements.

For more information about LEAD Academy, visit the National Coalition of 100 Black Women website's LEAD Academy page and download the PDF describing the program and introducing the inaugural class.

How can I support the National Coalition of 100 Black Women?

There are many ways to support the NCBW. They're listed as a charity of choice with Amazon Smile, so you can easily support them every time you make an Amazon purchase. There are also a number of ways you can make an annual donation, and three different donor levels.

You can also sponsor or partner with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women at a corporate level.