Welcome to the Denver Section of the
National Council Of Negro Women, Inc.


The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a coalition of thirty-eight (38) national organizations with an outreach to over four million women throughout the United States.  Since its founding in 1935, NCNW has played a vital role in the development and utilization of the leadership of women in our community, national, and international life.


 Commitment – Unity – Self Reliance

Our Mission

The mission of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent and all women of color as they support their families and communities.

NCNW works to ensure access to and full participation in the socio-economic and political systems which impact the quality of life for all women.

NCNW builds a common fellowship for women devoted to the task of creative and positive relationships among women nationally and abroad.

The Denver Section

Is a community-based section of the national organization. The Denver Section  members work to improve the quality of life for women and their families through innovative community service programs focused on health, education, economic, and civil rights. The Denver Section promotes empowerment and unity among all women.

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22nd Annual Founder’s Day Harambee Brunch on December 7, 2013

The Denver Section National Council of Negro Women will hosts its 22nd Annual Founder’s Day Harambee Brunch on Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel 3202 Quebec St., Denver, CO.  Tickets are $60 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under.  To purchase tickets, click on Join or Donate button, go to Harambee Brunch and purchase tickets through PayPal. Ticket prices increase to $75 after November 23. There will be a transaction fee charged to all Paypal transactions through Denver Section NCNW. This year’s honorees are Gerie Grimes (Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Award), Clara Harris (Salute to Black Woman Award), Jaida Rollins (Dr. Dorothy I. Height Youth Leadership Award), and Tiara Wilson (Dr. Dorothy I. Height Youth Leadership Award).


Denver Section NCNW to co-host with Colorado Black Women for Political Action Udall Women’s Policy Network on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Blair Caldwell African American Research Library.  RSVP with Kayla_Roesler@markudall.sentate.ove or 303-650-7820.


Women to Women:  Living Longer Living Smarter Part 3 (June 10, 2013) at the Blair Caldwell African American Research Library 2401 Welton St., Denver, CO from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Come and bring a friend, event is free and open to the public.  Please rsvp at info@ncnwdenver.org or call 303-296-4359 by June 9.

A Red Ribbon Affair  (March 9, 2013) (Cancelled due to Winter Storm)

Rescheduled to March 30

Denver Section National Council of Negro Women along with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority invite you to attend the National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Forum in recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS month.  Come and Share the Facts and take action on Saturday, March 30 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ford Warren Library 2825 High Street, Denver, CO.    Free and open to the public.

2013 Living Portraits of African-American Women (March 23, 2013)

The National Council of Negro Women – Denver Section, annually celebrates

International Women’s Month with the Living Portraits of African-American Women program in partnership with the Blair Caldwell African-American Research Library.

The 2013 Living Portraits of African-American Women program is scheduled for

Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Denver Public Library

10 W. 14th Ave.  Please see Press Release for more detailed information.

Event is free to the public.

NCNW/AARP Create.Decide.Share (January 28, 2013)(April 15, 2013) (June 10, 2013)

Find out what every woman over 40 should know about creating a a successful life strategy.  Join Denver Section NCNW on January 28 for an exciting new discussion session, Women-to-Women Living Longer, Living Smarter.

Find out what you can do now to make life easier for you and your family down the road.  With a solid action plan and the right resources, you can live your best life, whatever your life stage.

Come and bring a friend.  The session is free, but space is limited.  So reserve your seats by January 25.  Call 303-296-4359 or email info@ncnwdenver.org.


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