National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter Incorporated Presents its 2010 Long Island Public Policy Forum
(Long Island, N.Y.) The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter, Incorporated (NCBW 100 LI) is proud to announce its 2010 Long Island Public Policy Forum. This forum will provide Long Islanders from both Nassau and Suffolk counties, the opportunity to discuss critical public policy issues and interact with leaders from local government and civic organizations. The two-day non-partisan event begins with “Meet the Candidates Night” being held on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Westbury Memorial Public Library, 445 Jefferson Street, Westbury, New York at 7:00PM. Part two of the forum takes place on Friday, October 8, 2010 at Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, New York where NCBW 100 LI will present Roslyn Brock with its Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Award is given in recognition of those who are fearless advocates for equity and the empowerment of women. Ms. Brock is the youngest and fourth woman to serve as Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
The NCBW 100LI is committed to ensuring that Long Island voters are informed, engaged and vote in the general election, as well as advocate for issues that impact their communities. The 2010 Long Island Public Policy Forum has garnered a great deal of support from the community, local businesses, and various organizations. Event sponsors include:
All are invited to attend and participate. To register for this event, please visit www.li100bw.com or call (516) 813-0901.
For additional information about the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter Inc., please call (516) 813-0901 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter Incorporated
In April 1982, this organization was incorporated as 100 Black Women of Long Island, Inc. The organization worked diligently to tackle several local issues and later joined forces to become an affiliate chapter of the emerging National Coalition of 100 Black Women. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter Inc. (NCBW 100 LI) a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, works in concert with more than 7,000 members representing 65 chapters in 26 states, and the District of Columbia. After more than twenty-five years, our founding vision to ensure a role for women of African descent in the mainstream of Long Island remains the principal focus of the organization. Today, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter, Inc. advocates on behalf of women of African descent through local and national actions that promote equity in, health, education and economic development by:
- Building strategic alliances with like-minded individuals and organizations to achieve mutual goals.
- Empowering members to achieve business/professional opportunities and serve as effective leaders.
- Influencing public policy that impacts women of African descent and their communities.
- Celebrating the culture and achievements of people of African descent
For additional information about the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter Incorporated, please visit www.li100bw.com.