About Us

NCNW translates its philosophy of public education, community service and advocacy into activities  designed to promote a number of benefits for our constituents.

Mission

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) mission is to lead, empower and advocate for women of African descent, their families, and communities.

The NCNW is an “organization of organizations” (comprised of 300 campus and community-based sections and 32 national women’s organizations) that enlightens, inspires, and connects more than 2,000,000 women and men.  NCNW fulfills our mission through research, advocacy, and by offering programs focused on issues of health, education, and economic empowerment in the United States and Africa.

Method

NCNW translates its philosophy of public education, community service and advocacy into activities designed to promote critical concerns known as “Four for the Future:”

The national office of NCNW acts as a central source for program planning and seeks to fill the gaps that exist in our communities. Through its core of volunteers, NCNW addresses local needs through organized strategies to bring the added support of a network of thousands of women whose collective efforts enhance community service and actions.

Pledge

It is our pledge to make a lasting contribution to all that is finest and best in America, to cherish and enrich her heritage of freedom and progress by working for the integration of all her people regardless of race, creed, or national origin, into her spiritual, social, cultural, civic, and economic life, and thus aid her to achieve the glorious destiny of a true and unfettered democracy.

Donation Hotline:

(313) 986-1462

We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

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