NCNW, Inc. ~ Long Island Cross County Section Membership
The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. is open to all women and men who share a commitment to empowering women of African descent, their families and communities.
If you have been looking for a place to explore opportunities, a place where you can realize your potential with the help of a positive, supportive network of sisters, Long Island Cross County is the section for you! It is our turn to define how our nation values and respects African American women and the contributions we make to our families, our communities, and our society. We hold our monthly meetings at the "Yes We Can" Community Center in Westbury, New York.
NCNW’s unique “organization of organizations” structure assures our ability to collectively use our strength to generate power and the potential to improve our own quality of life, help African American communities flourish and aid our sisters in Africa.
NCNW represents over 25,000 members and contributors, and a connection to nearly 3 million women through our affiliate organizations at the national, state and local levels; speaking out on issues of concern to our members including education, health, entrepreneurship and value. We call it Four for the Future.
Through national programs and through the work of over 240 sections and 37 national affiliate organizations, NCNW helps women of African descent enhance their health, knowledge, and personal satisfaction and work to improve their communities.
Your membership helps NCNW:
- Promote and recognize leadership among women of color.
- Champion women’s rights and civil rights.
- Reduce health disparities among African Americans.
- Increase the educational attainment of African Americans.
- Work toward the economic empowerment of all African American women.
- Celebrate and strengthen the African American family.
- Reach out to women in need in Africa and around the world.
Long Island Cross County Section Dues are $25. National Membership is $30.00 through December 31, 2016. As of January 1, 2017, National Membership increases to $50. THUS, NOW IS THE TIME! Support our sisterhood and African Americans as a whole – JOIN NCNW and LICC TODAY!