The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter (LAC), continues to generate an overwhelming interest among our community leaders both locally and nationally. Such interest has invited LAC 2015-2016 participation and program assistance in many areas including, but not limited to:

  • Participated in the Twenty-Fourth Annual Empowerment Congress Summit held at USC and presented by Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, Second District Los Angeles County
  • Participated in the Martin Luther King, Jr. fundraising breakfast for the Historical Black Colleges
  • Participated in Congress Women Karen Bass 37th Congressional District Community Town Hall Meeting
  • Executive Board Members participated in a Leadership Retreat and planning sessions to develop programming and activities for 2016
  • Facilitated the Fourth Annual NCBW-LAC Youth Empowerment Conference “Developing Leaders for the 21st Century-Stem Fields” was held at Mt. Saint Mary’s University, Doheny Campus.  The event was attended by over 250 students and their parents.
  • NCBW-LAC partnered with and participated in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Walk-A-Thon held in Baldwin Hills
  • Partnered with and participated in the Celebrate Life Cancer Ministry Programs
  • Presented the Fourth Annual NCBW-LAC Scholarship Award Reception which was held at Mt. Saint Mary’s University, Doheny Campus.  Sixteen awardees received $500.00 each as their parents and families enjoyed the reception
  • Youth Chapter members and parents participated in the African AmericanFamily Day Conference Supporting your Child Full Potential sponsored by Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Celebrated Seventh Annual Awards Luncheon theme “Honoring Those Who Stir Up the Gifts” held at the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center
  • The Wellness Community 2016 Women Health Conference and Exposition
  • Participated with the Ladera Senior Association in preparation of and distributions of “Thanksgivings in a Box Dinner’s to needy families in the community
  • NCBW-LAC Annual Christmas Toy Drive and Breakfast in partnership with the Carson Community Sheriff Department
  • December Chapter Holiday Mixer
  • Emerge Program-Professional Workshop for public Office positions
  • Celebrating Sisterhood- a Chapter project to acknowledge our membership

It is NCBW-LAC’s goal to continue on-going fund raising and ensuring the voice of the community is heard through representation of public committees and/or boards and partnerships with organizations. NCBW-LAC Grant proposals that will enhance efforts of the NCBW to provide services that affect changes in thousands of African American women and their families in the Los Angeles areas to live successful lives, attend events that focus on women leaders and/or projects that are making a difference, and maintain effectiveness in all aspects of the chapters.