National Council of Negro Women DC

Founded in 1935, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is a council of 39 affiliated national African American women's organizations and over 240 sections - connecting nearly four million women worldwide. Our mission is to lead, develop and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities. We fulfill our mission through research, advocacy and national and community-based health, education and economic empowerment services and programs in the United States and Africa. Through section and affiliate volunteers in 34 states, NCNW addresses local needs while impacting communities nationwide.