Prince George's County Chapter History


The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Prince George’s County Chapter was founded in 1988 for the purpose of empowering women and girls in the African American community. We want to see Black women and girls live in a world where socio-economic inequity does not exist. NCBW advocates on behalf of Black women and girls to promote leaderships development and gender equity in areas of health, education and economic empowerment.

At present, the Prince George’s County Chapter is nearly 80 professional Black women strong and counting. The Chapter’s primary purpose is to:

  • Foster principles of equal rights/opportunities;
  • Promote awareness of African American culture;
  • Provide a forum for Black women to address educational, political, social and health-related issues;
  • Develop the potential for effective leadership and participation of its members in civic affairs; and
  • Cooperate with other organizations to achieve common goals.

The following are some of the topics upon which we advocate at the state and national levels:

  • Raise awareness of women, girl domestic violence and crisis. 
  • Chronic diseases adversely impacting Black women and girls.
  • Healthy living/quality of life.
  • Strategic alliances with other nonprofit and faith-based organizations.
  • Support and growth of Black women-owned business.
  • Voter registration, education and rights.
  • Support of Black women candidates running for political office.
  • Support of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Prince George’s County Chapter is a 501c3 organization. Charitable contributions and the value of eligible in-kind donations are tax deductible in accordance with applicable laws. Check with your tax advisor to learn more about specific deductions.