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REACH 15!

RICBW launches REACH 15! a new initiative to get out the vote in this very consequential election year. RICBW members have committed to reach out to at least 15 people (family, friends, co-workers etc.) and encourage them to register and vote in the upcoming November election. Members will share information regarding dates, options for how […]

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Black Lives Matter: A Message to All Responders

The brutal and senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery are the horrifying consequences of systemic racism and criminal policing, recorded and unrecorded. Since 1619 for four hundred years we have repeatedly seen these executions happen over and over again, without legal or moral accountability. We have gone from Hands Up Don’t […]

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Women’s Financial Health

As a woman, no matter your age, how long you’ve been working, whether a new or long-time business owner, you need to have a plan for financial health! RICBW is sponsoring a dynamic conversation to help you set and realize your financial priorities! Join us Saturday, February 15th at 9:30 at the Lifespan Community Health […]

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Don’t Leave Money on the Table

Women who negotiate increase their potential to earn higher salaries and better benefits packages. Research on the gender pay gap shows that, one year out of college, women are already paid significantly less than their male counterparts. Women who work full time take home 80 cents for every dollar a full-time male worker is paid. And over a […]

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Celebrating Mentoring Program Success

On July 27, the mentors and mentees of the RICBW Mentoring 20/40 pilot program gathered at the home of member Carrie Bridges Feliz to celebrate the many successful and binding relationships developed during the last six months. Both mentors and mentees gave testimonies of personal growth and important decisions influenced by this supportive relationship. “The […]

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RICBW Launches Mentoring Program for 20-40 Year Olds

RICBW launched its Mentoring 20/40 program during National Mentoring Month with an orientation hosted by United Way of RI on January 12, 2019. The Mentoring 20/40 pilot program has a goal of addressing the lack of mentoring in career development and leadership for Black women (ages 20-40) in Rhode Island. Current research reveals that Black […]

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RICBW Celebrates the Holidays

RICBW celebrated the Holiday season on December 10, 2018 with entrepreneur and owner B.J. Murray at the newly acquired Brooklyn Coffee Tea & Guest House in Providence. Members – new and old – spent time learning about each other’s backgrounds, interests, passions, and why they joined RICBW. A fun time was had by all and […]

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RICBW Summer Social

RICBW held its first Summertime Social on August 23, 2018 with over 40 women in attendance. The purpose of the event was to introduce RI Coalition of Black Women (formerly National Coalition of 100 Black Women – RI chapter), its current programs and agenda, promote membership, and provide a forum for networking among Black women […]

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LEAD Students Visit New York’s Apollo Theater

On December 7, students in NCBW-RI’s Leadership in Education And Development (LEAD) program traveled to the historic Apollo Theater in New York to see the David Walker Memorial Double Dutch Holiday Classic. The event encompassed both LEAD’s cultural awareness component and NCBW-RI’s focus on health and education The annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic brings together […]

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