What we're about


NCBW advocates on behalf of women of color to promote Leadership Development and Gender Equity in health, education and economic development.


We are an organization of progressive women of African decent whose voice and force for gender equality and socio-political advancement drives meaningful change to benefit women of color.


• HIV/AIDS - Educating and increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS upon African-American women and girls.

• EDUCATION ADVOCACY - Helping students navigate through the education system and transition into college. STEM programs and camps for young girls.

• CULTURAL ENRICHMENT - Increasing awareness of arts available in the community.

• OUTREACH - Micro-lending program to support women of Otuam Ghana West Africa. Funding for HIV-Aids awareness in Otuam Ghana West Africa.


P:SMT - The Pathfinder: Science, Math and Technology Scholarship program helps young 4th-8th grade minority girls develop an appreciation for math, science and technology. Our goal is to help them prepare for careers in the interdependent high-tech economy and global scientific community.

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NCBW-SVC Sisternomics Series: How to Purchase your 1st Property

Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Join us on Sunday, March 24, 2019 for a Free Workshop on Purchasing Your First Home at Joyce Ellington Library in San Jose, CA. Featuring Keynote Speaker Shawneequa Badger of Intero Real Estate Services CalBRE #[masked] Workshop will include: - How to Prepare for Your 1st Purchase - Understanding Your Loan Options - Credit Requirements - Outlining the Blueprints for Co-Buying a Home or Multi-Unit - Purchasing a Residential or Investment property Tickets available through Eventbrite https://ncbw-svc-purchasefirstproperty2019.eventbrite.com

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NCBW-SVC Sisternomics Series: Correcting your Credit Score

Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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