National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

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NCNW – Detroit Section serves the Metropolitan Detroit community through hands on support and financial resources.

What We Do

Commitment • Unity • Self-Reliance

National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) – The Detroit Section extends greetings to you. NCNW – The Detroit Section is an organization of volunteers who serve the Metropolitan Detroit community through hands on support and financial resources. Charted in 1946, the Detroit Section is committed to providing women, girls and families the knowledge, training and opportunities needed to strengthen their economic and social position within the community.
What We Do: Commitment • Unity • Self-Reliance
What We Do: Commitment • Unity • Self-Reliance
Providing over 75 years of service

Who We Are

Leadership

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Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune
Our Founder

Mary McLeod Bethune
July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955

Mary McLeod Bethune was an American educator, civil rights activist and presidential advisor.

Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole
Our Chair

Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole
NCNW National Chair

During her childhood, Johnnetta Betsch Cole had the privilege and joy of being mentored by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. 

Our History Page
Our History

National Council of Negro Women, Inc – The Detroit Section. was organized on January 26, 1944 and chartered on April 6, 1946.

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