2015

January 2015

  • Partnered with History Colorado Center on RACE: Are We So Different Exhixit -  (Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee, Public Relations Committee)

  • Held 2nd Quarterly Affiliates Assembly Meeting  

  • Marched in Martin Luther King, Jr. Marade – (Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee)

  • Health in the Black Community Series: Guest Speaker at January meeting was Wendy Smittick from Center for African American Health on Cardiovascular Health in the African American Community  (Health Committee)

  • Warm Clothing Drive for Colorado Sickle Cell Association, partnered with Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. resulting in over 300 articles of clothing donated (Affiliates Assembly: Outreach Project)

 

February 2015

  • NCNW's Day at Church: St. Luke CME Church's Black History Month program hosted by the Denver Section – (Affiliates Assembly)

  • 2nd Annual Black History Youth Social-- (Education Committee and Young Adult Committee)

  • The Top Teens of America of the Top Ladies of Distinction Mountain West Chapter won 1st place

  • The combined NAACP Aurora and Cheyenne Youth Councils won 2nd place

  • Judge for Local Seventh Day Adventist Temperance Rally 2015. This is for grades 1st through collegiate.  The students did posters, cartoons, graphic arts, short stories, video/commercials, oration, jingles, group jingles, and poems in the areas of eating disorders, exercise, and the dangers of drugs, alcohol, smoking, and prescription drugs.  – (Health Committee and Public Relations Committee)

  • Health in the Black Community Series : Presentation on Fitness and Healthy Eating in the New Year by Kim Farmer - (Health Committee)

  • Feeding the homeless in the park at Five Points - (Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee)

 

March 2015

  • Volunteered at Ethnic College Counseling Center’s 2015 HBCU College Fair as assistants and HBCU College Representatives –(Education Committee)

  • Co-Hosted Book Club Town Hall on Dr. Dorothy I. Height’s book Living with Purpose: An Activists Guide to Listening, Learning and Leading as a collaboration with Shades of Brown Book Club.  Moderated by Dr. Carolyn Love –  (Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee)

  • NCNW Women recognized at Colorado Black Round Table Women’s History Month event for being CBRT’s "Most Influential Women of Color" [women who every day make sacrifices and commitments on behalf of Denver's Communities of Color] 

  • Denver Section NCNW Supports Colorado Black Women for Political Action's Day at the Capitol with education on the Advocacy Process – (Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee)

  • Sponsored Community College of Denver Women's Empowerment Week Booth -  (Young Adult Committee and Membership Committee)

  • Saving Our Sisters Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness and Testing Event – Co-Sponsored by the Junior Black Chamber of Commerce with HIV/AIDS testing provided by Alternative Pregnancy Center (Health Committee) 

  • Judge for Spring Federation Regional Seventh Day Adventist Temperance Rally: Ebony Miller and Joshalynn Green – (Young Adult Committee, Public Relations: Community Ambassador Program)

  • 23rd Annual Living Portraits of African American Women (Outstanding Job Planning Committee!!) 

 

April 2015

  • Guest Presenter on Denver Section – NCNW at Inaugural Black Women's Resource Symposium (Public Relations Committee: Community Ambassador Program)

  • Attended 2nd Annual Colorado Black Student Leadership Conference (From Emmett Till to Mike Brown: Empowering A New Generation of Black Leaders) at University of Denver  – (Young Adult Committee)

  • Hosted 3rd Quarterly Affiliates Assembly Meeting

  • Health in the Black Community Series : Meeting Guest Speaker was member, Rosalyn Reese, Director of Diversity & Inclusion with Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado  spoke with us about Alzheimer’s in the Black community and how we could support – NCNW made a commitment to support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 19th of 2015 – (Health Committee)

  • Attended “Race Whisperer: Decoding the Silent Language of Politics in America  with Ian Haney Lopez at the History Colorado Center (Soci-Economic Empowerment Committee/Public Relations Committee: Community Ambassador Program)

 

May 2015

  • 1st Biennial National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Rocky Mountain Regional Symposium with Omaha Section of Nebraska, Albuquerque Section of New Mexico, Metropolitan Sun Section of Arizona, Seattle Section of Washington, and Portland Section of Oregon.  Next RMR Symposium to be held in 2017. Made donation to American Cancer Society from proceeds for the Walk for a Cause. Video Review: https://youtu.be/Ubzme_tle9o – (newly formed NCNW Rocky Mountain States Regional Alliance)

  • Partnered with the Epsilon Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s Super Team consisting of the Mu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and raised funds (over $1500 jointly) for the NAMI Walk: (National Alliance on Mental Illness) 

  • Hosted Town Hall - Why Can’t Dark Girls Wear Red Lipstick - hosted by the Young Adult Committee based on documentary "Dark Girls"   

  • Attended 10th Annual (Mountain Region Business Economic Summit) MRBES Success Summit & Expo (Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee)

 

June 2015

  • Attended in support of Women in Energy Event (encouraging girls and women to enter careers in the energy industry), Conservation Colorado’s Rebel with a Cause Gala with NAACP CO MT WY State Conference, Coterie 100th Year Anniversary Banquet, and Chartering of the Black Child Development Institute of Denver  (Public Relations Committee: Community Ambassador Program)

  • Celebrated  in Juneteenth Parade and Event Day in Denver Five Points area with Colorado Black Women for Political Action, Black Child Development Institute of Denver, National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, and St. Luke CME Church and gave out Women in Energy Packets  (Affiliates Assembly/Public Relations: Community Ambassador Program /Membership Committee) 

  • Hosted Executive Board Retreat in Colorado Springs and 4th Quarter Affiliates Assembly meeting with Colorado Springs Affiliates:  Kappa Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., the ANGEL Network for Breast Cancer Survivors and their families, and the Iota Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Inc. (Executive Board/Affiliates Assembly)

 

August 2015

  • Hosted Membership Retreat and Orientation

 

September 2015

  • Held Act Against AIDS CDC Initiative: Take Charge, Take the Test HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Party with HIV/AIDS Testing provided by the Tri-County Health Department, Co-sponsored by the Mountain West Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., the Theta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority , Inc., the NAACP, and the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary Anita Grier Court #397 –Hosted by Phronie Jackson, HIV/AIDS Act Against AIDS Coordinator for the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Headquarters as part of a 10-City Tour

 

2014

 

September 2014

  • Co-Sponsored Colorado Black Health Collaborative's 7th Annual Family Reunion --(Health Committee and Membership Committee)

  • Hosted a Town Hall on Finding Your Purpose with motivational speaker Jewel Diamond Taylor, "The Self-Esteem Doctor" (Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute)

  • Supported through Attending the Epsilon Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.'s MODEL Men Awards Luncheon

  • Awarded the Legacy in Service Award from the Colorado Black Round Table 

  • Attended and Co-Sponsored the CBRT Gaining Ground Event  (Education Committee and Health Committee training and involvement)  

  • Walked in the 2014 Susan G. Komen Denver Race for the Cure with Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of Isis (Health Committee and Affiliates Assembly)

 

October 2014

  • Supported through Attending the Colorado Black Women for Political Action's 35th Annual Tribute to Black Women Awards Luncheon (Affiliates Assembly)

  • Sponsored a booth at the Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.'s 10th Annual Mile High Step Show (Affiliates Assembly, Young Adult Council, and Membership Committee)

  • Attended and Trained at NAACP CO MT WY State Conference Rocky Mountain Civil Rights Leadership Institute-- (Economic Empowerment Committee and Affiliates Assembly)

  • Hosted a Brand Management class presented by Elma Hairston of Dynamic ImagesTM--(Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute)

  • Participated in The Denver Women's Commission Roundtable Discussion—(Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee) 

 

November 2014

  • Hosted Affiliates Assembly Meeting with local Denver Metro Area Affiliates and Partners

  • Hosted Sole Hope Party to cut out shoes for children in Uganda with Eastern Colorado Council of Black Nurses of the National Black Nurses Association--(Affiliates Assembly, Health Committee, Socio-Economic Empowerment Committee, and Silver Circle Project)

  • Co-Sponsored  the First Annual Willie H. McCallum Thanksgiving Basket Project with St. Luke CME Church--(Affiliates Assembly and Executive Board Project)

 

December 2014

  • Presented the Harambee Founder's Day Awards Brunch Celebration with Colorado Sickle Cell Association as our community partner-- (Outstanding Job Planning Committee!!) 

  • Hosted Holiday Gathering with Young Adult Council and Donated toys for the Mingle Jingle Toy Drive of the Urban League Young Professionals and the Chamber Connect-- (Young Adult Council Project) 

  • Co-Sponsored Colorado Black Round Table's Holiday Reception, Special Salute, and 2015 Community Issues Forecast—(Affiliates Assembly)

  • Partnered with The Denver Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to co-sponsor the Winter Clothing Drive for the Colorado Sickle Cell Association (Affiliates Assembly Project)

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