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A New Agenda For A New Age

Taking urgent action around education, health, economic empowerment and
public policy in an effort to build a stronger Black America.
A Message From The Greater Boston Section President





         Welcome to the website of the Greater Boston Section of the National Council of Negro Women.  Founded in 1992, GBS NCNW is one of over 200 community-based nonprofit sections chartered in 32 states. 

         An organization of organizations, NCNW enlightens, inspires and connects more than 2,000,000 women and men.  Its mission is to lead, advocate for, and empower women of African descent, their families and communities. NCNW was founded in 1935 by the influential educator and activist Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, and for more than 50 years, the iconic Dr. Dorothy Height was president of NCNW.

        We invite you to continue visiting our website for updates on our service programs, which promote education, health, economic empowerment, and cultural enterprises, follow us on our social media channels, join our mailing list, and contact us with questions or comments. In this era of renewed social activism, your support and participation in our worthwhile initiatives are especially important!

Lisa Braxton-Reid, President

Join Us and Become a Member Today!

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Upcoming Events 

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Public Service Video in Collaboration with GBS NCNW

Covid-19 Vaccine: Get the Facts

This Is Why We Vote

Civic engagement to influence public policy is central to the work of NCNW

The Greater Boston Section meets monthly at 10:00 a.m. on the first Saturday, September through June.
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