The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a coalition of thirty-eight (38) national organizations with an outreach to over four million women throughout the United States. Since its founding in 1935, NCNW has played a vital role in the development and utilization of the leadership of women in our community, national, and international life.
The mission of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent and all women of color as they support their families and communities.
NCNW works to ensure access to and full participation in the socio-economic and political systems which impact the quality of life for all women.
NCNW builds a common fellowship for women devoted to the task of creative and positive relationships among women nationally and abroad.
Dr. Dorothy Height, seated, receives the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony in the capitol rotunda.
The National council of Negro Women Inc. (NCNW) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune, a child of slave parents, distinguished educator and government consultant. With a mission to lead, develop and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.
NCNW addresses issues of human welfare and rights through public education, personal education, community service and advocacy.
The Denver Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. meets every 3rd Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.