"Outstretched Hands and Open Hearts to Women and Children."

Women in the NAACP (WIN) seeks to enhance the leadership role of women, serve as an advocacy vehicle for issues affecting women and children, and advocate for the positive development of children. 

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Empowering Women for Equity Justice and the Freedom to Achieve

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Beatriz Palmer

Chair

 

Satia Austin

Co-Chair

Committee Members

Donyale Escobar

Kelley Gillespies

Natasha Howell

Inez Williams

Karen Bickham

Samantha Gambles Farr

Rachel Carmichael

Contact us:

NSDCNAACP@GMAIL.COM

Committee Needs

Secretary

Social Engagement/Outreach

Communications / Marketing

Membership

Programs

Donyale & Leilani

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Women in the NAACP (WIN) seeks to enhance the leadership role of women, serve as an advocacy vehicle for issues affecting women and children, and advocate for the positive development of children. 

History

During the year 1980, in Memphis Tennessee, Frances Louise Dancy Hooks (wife of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks) and Earleen Bolden organized the trailblazing Women in the NAACP (WIN), an unprecedented project which aimed to enhance the leadership roles of women both within the Association and in everyday life.

Women in NAACP was approved as a standing Committee in 2004 at the National Convention in accordance with Article VIII of the NAACP Constitution and Bylaws.

Purpose

Membership Dues

WIN membership is open to any person who is a member of the NAACP upon payment of the minimum membership fee of $10.

The purpose of WIN is:

  • to enhance the leadership role of women

  • to serve as an advocacy vehicle for issues affecting women and children

  • to advocate for the positive development of children

  • to support the ongoing work of the NAACP and its units, especially civil and cultural activities to enhance membership.

Initiatives/ Programmatic Focus

Equity in Healthcare

Sickle Cell Anemia

Breast Cancer Awareness

SIDS Awareness

Heart Disease Detection

Diabetes Awareness

Equal Rights for Women

HIV/AIDS Awareness

Homelessness

Domestic Violence

Disaster Relief

Development of Groups for Girls

Human Trafficking 

Women in the Workforce

Financial Literacy for Women

Voter Registration

Equal Rights for Women

Women in History 

Salute To Women of Color

Community Partnerships

Community Outreach

School Support|Schools in Yawa &  West Africa

Women Veterans

Mentoring

"These are difficult days, but there is always hope"

Mary White Ovington

"Throughout our history, Black women have made an important contribution to the race. As wives and mothers and teachers, we have accepted great responsibilities."

Frances Dancy Hooks

"There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it."

Ida B. Wells

"And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long."

Mary Church Terrell

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Salute To Women of Color

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03/2022