The National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Rhode Island Chapter is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for the health, education, and economic empowerment of Black women and girls in Rhode Island.
- NCBW-RI to Launch Breastfeeding Project
NCBW-RI has received a $50,000 grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials for a new project, Reducing Disparities in Breastfeeding through Peer and Professional Support. The Breastfeeding Project will support Black and other underserved women in their efforts to initiate and continue breastfeeding, which has been shown to provide long-term health benefits […]
- Winter Clothing Drive Brings Warmth to Those in Need
NCBW-RI teamed with the Theta Psi Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to organize a “Keep Warm” Winter Clothing Drive on December 13. The drive, held in Providence, gathered new and gently used clothing for local women and children in need.
- LEAD Students Visit New York’s Apollo Theater
On December 7, students in NCBW-RI’s Leadership in Education And Development (LEAD) program traveled to the historic Apollo Theater in New York to see the David Walker Memorial Double Dutch Holiday Classic. The event encompassed both LEAD’s cultural awareness component and NCBW-RI’s focus on health and education The annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic brings together […]
- NCBW-RI Sponsors Wellness Night
As part of its mission to advance the health of Black girls and women, NCBW-RI sponsored a recent community Wellness Night. Paul Cuffee School, a charter school serving inner-city students in Providence, hosted the Wellness Night on October 7. The event included information and activities to promote health, including a relaxation station, blood pressure checks, […]