NorCal Region


About the Section

The San Francisco Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. is a committed group of women who strive to support our National Mission by harnessing the power and extending the leadership of African-American women through our local and national programs.

The Section meets on the second Saturday each month at 1:00pm (PST).

Contact Info

Visit our Facebook page at: San Francisco Section-NCNW.

To join the San Francisco Section send a request to:

Ms. Angela L. Morrison
San Francisco Section President

About the Section

2021 marked the 66th year anniversary of the Vallejo Section. Vallejo was chartered twenty-one years after the founding of NCNW, Inc. as a national organization to advocate for African American women and their families.

The Vallejo Section continues this advocacy and community service through numerous programs and services including:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics with Touro University
  • Educational Webinars and Presentations
  • Juneteenth Celebration Participation
  • Thanksgiving Basket Give-a-ways
  • Founders Day Membership Luncheons
  • Kwanzaa Celebrations

Contact Info

The Vallejo Section welcomes new members who are committed to the health and well-being of African American women and their families.

For more information, please contact
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About the Section

Organized in 1982 and awarded its charter in 1983, the Golden Gate Section is composed of members of various ages, and from all walks of life. We proudly continue the legacy of our founder, Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune, through our public service programs and activities such as partnering with Raphael House and honoring community leaders for their service in business, education, and social justice.

Contact Info

There is a place for you in our organization. If you would like to serve the San Francisco Community, and contribute your time and talents to NCNW’s purpose, we invite you to join us.

About the Section

The Alameda County Section was organized by an NCNW Legend, Mrs. James Ella James in 1982. The Section brings attention to, and supports the needs of African American women, their children, and communities. The Section has continued to provide advocacy and programming through collaborations with civic, social, religious and community organizations.

The Alameda County Section continues to impact the community through activities such as:

  • Operation Sisters United- Addresses the needs of girls
  • Hosting Domestic Violence, Mental Health, and Social Action Workshops
  • Adopting and working with schools
  • Providing toiletries and toys for women and children in shelters
  • Fundraising activities to address homelessness
  • Leadership Training

Contact Info

You are invited to enjoy the benefits of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. by joining our Section as we support the NCNW Mission, and to become more actively involved in the advocacy of African American women, their families, and communities.

For more information about the Alameda County Section, please contact:
Patricia A. Daniels, President
1810 Hillcrest Road, San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 235-7827

East Oakland/Hayward Section

About the Section

East Oakland-Hayward Section has been an instrument of advocacy, support and education to our African American sisters and their families for more than fifty-three years.

The East Oakland-Hayward Section contributes to the community through generous contributions to a number of organizations and causes including:

  • Alameda County Food Bank
  • Breast Cancer Survivor Support
  • Vitamins and Minerals for HIV patients
  • Transitional Housing Supplies
  • Veterans and Homeless Support
  • Senior Housing Programs and Equipment
  • Classroom supplies and equipment

Contact Info

We welcome your experience, enthusiasm, and willingness to work alongside us.

Find out more about the Section, its members, and the work we do.

About the Section

Since our beginning in 1972, this Tri-City Section of the NCNW has focused on fulfilling our mission by launching programs that provide critical services to women, children, and families.

Some of our signature events include:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast.
  • Outreach Programs to provide for the underserved

If you are looking for a place where you can realize your potential with a supportive network of sisters, NCNW is the organization for you. Your membership helps NCNW:

  • Champion women’s rights and civil rights.
  • Reduce health disparities among African Americans.
  • Work toward the economic empowerment of all African American women and their families

Contact Info

For more information, please visit our website

About the Section

The Santa Clara County Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. was chartered February 23, 1981 under the direction of Naiome Smith and Josephine Young.

The Section continues to advocate for African American women and their families, and provide community services through numerous programs and services including:

  • Supporting Black Owned Businesses
  • Partnering with AKA’s Pink Goes Red in February (Heart Seminar)
  • Partnering with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. with Aerobics Workout (Mind, Body and Soul)
  • Voter Registration and Social Action Awareness
  • Health and Wellness Workshops

Our Section Meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m. via ZOOM.

Contact Info

P.O. Box 731263, San Jose, CA. 95173-1263

Sacramento Valley Section

About the Section

The Sacramento Valley Section was chartered in 1972. Nearly fifty years later, the Section continues to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their families and communities.

Our year-long calendar includes: Annual Affiliates Meeting, Sweet Potato Festival, Hats On to Dorothy Height, Children of Promise Conference, a Tribute to Women Leaders.

With a focus on ‘FOUR For the FUTURE’, many of the Section’s programs feature Education, Health-Wellness, Entrepreneurship-Financial Literacy, Public Policy and Civic Engagement. The SVS current priorities include a focus on ‘sustainability’ which includes membership growth and our leadership pipelines.

About the Guild

The Life Member Guild is comprised of Life and Legacy Life members of NCNW.

Guild Purpose:

  • Recruit Annual members to become Life Member and Legacy Life Members;
  • Provide its members an opportunity to become more actively involved in the Northern California community;, and
  • Host fund-raising events to support and undergird the NCNW national programs.

Guild dues are $25.00 annually, and Guild membership is open to male Associate members as well.

The Guild meets on the 5th Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Meetings are held on ZOOM.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact
Pearlie Young Rainer, Guild Chair