National Congress of Black Women

1251, Fourth Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 678-6788 | Fax:
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Principal Staff:

Dr. E. Faye Williams, National Chair

Type of Organization: National Grassroots/Advocacy
Founded: 1984

Mission Statement:

Our Mission

  • To train and educate youth on the responsibilities of good citizenship, and encourage them to register, to vote, and to learn and understand the functions of government.
  • To provide opportunities for internships at the local, state and national levels.
  • To encourage African American women to engage in political education, voter registration, forums and seminars.
  • To educate and encourage African American women to seek elective and appointive offices at all levels of government.
  • To engage in research and fact-finding on critical issues uniquely affecting the quality of life of African American women and youth.
  • To develop and advocate public policy positions at every level of government.
  • To participate in the formation and development of public policy that impacts on African American women, their families and communities.

Subject Expertise:
Civil rights, education, health and multicultural

Annual Meetings/Conferences:
Annual brunch