NCBW is an organization that advocates on behalf of women of color. It is not a social organization, rather an organization for social change. Although, at times it has social functions.
NCBW operates primarily through committees. Each member participates on at least one committee Committees develop programs, events, and other activities that educate, support and advocate for women of color.
Women of African descent that live or work in the New York Metro area and have an interest in advocating on behalf of women of color may apply for membership.
Currently the annual membership fee is $200.00.
Chapter meetings are for members only. NCBW meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 281 Park Avenue South unless otherwise noted.
There are two other chapters located in Long Island.
NCBW has mentored young girls in high school.
While we may have some similar goals, NCBW is not affiliated wiht 100 Black Men.
NCBW is part of a national organization that hosts events each year in various locations nationally and intertnationally.
The national organization is represented at the United Nations and participates in efforts to address global issues that support its agenda.
NCBW does not offer scholarships at this time.
To be considered for establishing a chapter one would have to meet certain criteria to begin the process. To obtain more information, visit the national website
Members of NCBW represent a broad age spectrum from the mid 20s up to over 60.
An application must be completed, accompanied by a resume and a processing fee of $50. Applicants for condsideration will be contacted for an interview.
The existing committees include: Budget & Finance; Fundraising and Public Relations; Health; Membership and Professional Development; Political/Legislative; and Programs.
From time to time NCBW may offer an internship opportunity.
NCBW will consider requests for posting job opportunities which would be posted in the Community section of this website.
NCBW does not typically sponsor other events.
Yes. Members in good standing with NCBW may transfer to another chapter. Membership fees for the new chapter are waived for the remainder of the fiscal year.