About Us

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. – Oakland / Bay Area Chapter (NCBW-OBAC) was chartered in 1995 as an all-volunteer entity.

The Coalition of 100 Black Women was founded in 1971 by a group of dedicated African American women in New York City. In 1981, the group created a national organization and renamed it the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW). Today, NCBW consists of more than 7,000 members representing 63 chapters in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

Our Mission

Our mission is advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.

Our Vision

Our vision is to see black women and girls live in a world where socio-economic inequity does not exist.

Our Purpose

  • To foster principles of equal rights and opportunities;

  • To promote the awareness of black culture;

  • To develop the potential of the membership for effective leadership and participation in civic affairs;

  • To take action on specific issues of national and international importance, and;

  • To collaborate with other persons and organizations to achieve mutual goals.