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Wikipedia Description: National Council of Negro Women
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The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is a non-profit organization with the mission to advance the opportunities and the quality of life for African American women, their families and communities. NCNW fulfills this mission through research, advocacy, national and community based services and programs in the United States and Africa. With its 38 national affiliate organizations and its more than 200 community based sections, NCNW has an outreach to nearly four million women, all contributing to the peaceful solutions to the problems of human welfare and rights. The national headquarters, which acts as a central source for program planning, is based in Washington, DC, on Pennsylvania Avenue, located between the White House and the U.S. Capitol. NCNW also has two field offices.
The NCNW was founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune, child of slave parents, distinguished educator, and government consultant. Mary McLeod Bethune saw the need for harnessing the power and extending the leadership of African American women through a national organization.
National and international programs
Some of NCNW's recent programs include:
The high-profile annual Black Family Reunion Program Celebration
Public education and advocacy for African Americans regarding Supreme Court and lower court nominees
Early childhood literacy programs designed to close the achievement gap
A new initiative and publication entitled African American Women As We Age, which educates women on health and finances
A national obesity abatement initiative
A partnership with NASA to develop Community Learning Centers targeting traditionally underserved students
Technical assistance to eight Youth Opportunity Centers in Washington, DC
Some of NCNW's recent international activities include:
Maintaining consultative status at the United Nations to represent the voice of Af ...More...
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2020_11_20B4_NCNW: DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW) (2 photos from 11/20/2020)
2020_11_08D1_NCNW: DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW) (1 photo from 11/08/2020)
2009_DC_NCNW: DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW) (3 photos from 2009)
2008_DC_NCNW: DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW) (11 photos from 2008)
2006_DC_NCNW: DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW) (2 photos from 2006)
1997_DC_NCNW: DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW) (2 photos from 1997)
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2021 photos: It's too early to have anything but hope for this year. With luck, the transfer of power back to adults will happen peacefully and vaccines will be administered and this year will be normal for a change.
Partially Reviewed: Rough draft. I've gone through these pictures once, removing the worst ones, some duplication, etc. I usually take sequences of 4 or 5 pictures at a time and there are lots of near duplicates. I'll be doing a final review later which will cull the pictures down some. To be honest though, I'm way behind on doing final reviews.