Westchester Section

Welcome to the National Council of Negro Women, Westchester Section.
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The Westchester branch of the National Council of Negro Women is a voluntary nonprofit membership organization helping women to improve the quality of life for themselves, their families and the community. Through its national affiliate organizations and 250 community-based sections, NCNW has an International outreach to four million women, working to encourage peaceful solutions to concerns facing African-American communities.

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History

On July 26, 1955, nine women met and organized a section of the National Council of Negro Women for Westchester County, N.Y. The Westchester Section was chartered on August 29, 1955 by the National President and CEO of NCNW, Vivian C. Mason. For more than 50 years, the Westchester Section has continued to grow and thrive.

Vision

On July 26, 1955, nine women met and organized a section of the National Council of Negro Women for Westchester County, N.Y. The Westchester Section was chartered on August 29, 1955 by the National President and CEO of NCNW, Vivian C. Mason. For more than 50 years, the Westchester Section has continued to grow and thrive.

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Charter Members

Prudence Black                          Lessie Bowere                          Vida Byas ​
Amelia Foster                                 Lucy Goode                     Clarissa Johnson
Marion Watts                           Elizabeth Wilson                  Rachel Wright
Prudence Black                 Lessie Bowere                  Vida Byas ​
Amelia Foster                    Lucy Goode                     Clarissa Johnson
Marion Watts                     Elizabeth Wilson             Rachel Wright
 

Section Presidents

Prudence Black                          Lessie Bowere                          Vida Byas ​
Amelia Foster                                 Lucy Goode                     Clarissa Johnson
Marion Watts                           Elizabeth Wilson                  Rachel Wright
Prudence Black ....................................... 1955 - 1956
Amelia Foster .......................................... 1956 - 1957
Vida Byas ................................................ 1957 - 1961
Mildred G. Young .................................... 1961 - 1962
Blondena Furtick ..................................... 1962 - 1963
Sylvia Cummings ..................................... 1963 - 1968
Alma T. Woodin ...................................... 1968 - 1972
Hattye Cleveland ..................................... 1972 - 1976
Evelyn B. T. Moore .................................. 1976 - 1978
Thomasenia Hopkins Riggs .................... 1978 - 1983
Juanita L. Thompson ............................... 1983 - 1987
Grace Minter ........................................... 1987 - 1990
Alice Scott ............................................... 1990 - 1993
Velma Bagley ........................................... 1993 - 1995
Pamela Perkins ........................................ 1995 - 1997
Barbara Hightower ................................... 1997 - 1999
Lynda Bagley ........................................... 1999 - 2005
Juel Hodge .............................................. 2005 - 2010
Audrey Washington.................................. 2010 - 2012
Vallestya Lynch......................................... 2012-2016​
Juel Hodge................................................ 2016-present​

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Affiliate Organizations

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

  • Auxiliary to the National Medical Association

  • Beta Pi Sigma Sorority

  • Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., National Headquarters

  • Chums, Inc.

  • Continental Societies, Inc.

  • Delicados, Inc.

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., National Headquarters

  • Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Grand Chapter

  • Gamma Phi Delta Sorority

  • Grand Temple Daughters of Elks

  • Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.

  • Knights of Peter Claver, Ladies Auxiliary

  • Ladies Auxiliary, National Dental Association

  • Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority

  • Las Amigas, Inc., National Operations

  • Les Gemmes, Inc.

  • National Assoc. of Negro Business & Prof. Women's Clubs

  • National Association of Fashion & Accessory Designers

  • National Association of University Women

  • National Black Nurses Association, Inc.

  • National Women of Achievement, Inc.,

  • Order of the Eastern Stars, National Grand Chapter

  • Phi Delta Kappa, National Sorority

  • Pi Omicron Rho Omega Sorority

  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Grand Chapter

  • Tau Gamma Delta Sorority

  • The Charmettes, Inc.

  • Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.

  • Twinks Social & Civic Club, Inc.

  • Woman's Home & Overseas Missionary -Society, AME Zion-Women Lawyers Division, National Bar Association

  • Women's Convention, Aux. to the National Baptist Convention

  • Women's Missionary Council, CME Church

  • Women's Missionary Society, AME Church

  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

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