The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to community service, leadership development and socio-economic advancement of Black women and girls. NCBW was founded in 1981 by a small group in New York City to address the problems and opportunities facing Black women. Calling themselves the Coalition of 100 Black Women, they initiated programs to address issues such as the Black family, career advancement, political and economic empowerment, and leadership.
The Coalition is now comprised of thousands of members in 60 chapters throughout 28 states and the District of Columbia, with a broad range of skills, professions and backgrounds. Most NCBW members have completed college and hold a professional position. In the communities across America, NCBW lays claim to physicians, dentists, lawyers, judges, corporate executives, media personalities, educators, entrepreneurs, and an array of other skilled professionals from the public and private sectors. This wealth of resource talent is necessary not only for the achievement of the programmatic aims of the organization but also for effective interface with other groups in our society.
NCBW consists of thousands of progressive women of African descent whose commitment to gender equity and socioeconomic advancement drives meaningful change to benefit women of color.
“We actively promote gender equity through our plans, activities and programs. We work collectively to leverage our political and economic influence.”
“We demonstrate respect for, recognize the accomplishments of and share in the success of women of color. We enable the identification and development of leaders across our communities.”
Dallas Metro Chapter- Chartered June 9th, 2018
With the acute demand to address the concerns of Black women in the Dallas area, the Metropolitan Dallas Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women was organized by Mia Johnson in September 2016; A diverse group of 45 socially conscious and activist women officially chartered on June 9th, 2018.
NCBW Dallas Metro Chapter serves as an advocacy organization focused on the empowerment of women and girls of African descent through programs that meet their diverse needs. Our members are dedicated to education, health, political awareness & civic engagement, and leadership development. Over the next two years, the newly established Dallas chapter will work diligently to foster initiatives that will directly impact our communities. The chapter will hold a Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference, a Youth Mentoring and STEAM Program, an Annual Organ Donor Awareness event and a Signature Celebration of African American Women Leaders and Community advocates.
The Chapter also collaborates with other organizations to develop inclusive projects that benefit the community. We are passionate about our mission to touch the lives and hearts of those we serve.
The Dallas Metro Area Chapter is a tax-exempt organization, receiving support from local corporations, foundations, and federal agencies. In addition, a substantial portion of the annual budget is received from membership dues and fundraising efforts.
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