The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of black women and girls. Since 1970, through advocacy we work as change agents to influence policy that promotes gender equity in health, education and economic empowerment. Read more about our history.
Check our Chapter Locator for your nearest local chapter. To join the Coalition of 100 Black Women, please contact your local chapter about membership. If there isn’t a local chapter in your area please contact our National Office about membership options.
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Prince William County Chapter, Inc. received its 5th grant from Potomac Health Foundation. The awarded amount was $144,000.00 to implement a mental health initiative. During the first year, a pilot program designed for middle school students and parents will be known as “Responding And Protecting” (RAP). The program objectives are: 1) to provide mental health RAP sessions for middle school students and 2) to educate and inform parents about the knowledge of mental health topics. The focal points of the program are on wellness and stress management. Each program will consist of six training modules for the students and six training modules for parents. Read More
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. has partnered with Huntsville City School Mentor to help student, parent and professionals to meet the need and connect student and provide them with necessary resources need. These programs ensure our young people have the support they need through quality mentoring relationship to succeed at home, school and ultimately, work. To achieve this mentor collaborates with Military Child Education Coalition programs include High School Transition Support (HSTS) Student 2 Student and At-Risk Student Program. HSTS help provide students with the tools necessary to become college, career, and life-ready. HSTS welcome new students, support academic excellence, and ease transitions as student enter in a new school. As mentors in the program, we trained on methods to support students relocating to or from their schools. Read More
Spearheaded by Public Policy Chair Debbie Jones-Ellis, and her Co-Chair Amanda Vickie Mathis a collaboration was formed with the Chattanooga League of Women Voters to host a Hamilton County 2018 May Primary Candidate Forum. Below is a snippet of an article in the March 28 Chattanooga Times Free Press as it relates to the forum:
Republican voters will have, at most, three choices to make on their ballots because most of the races are uncontested; Democrats, at most, will have two. That portends an incredibly light voter turnout.
You wouldn’t have guessed that by the crowd at the Hamilton County Candidates Forum at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church on Monday night, though. By the time it started, the parking lot was packed, but people kept coming… Read More