President Paula Roberts
Regina D. Page CPA
Paula J. Ward
Marian Y. Woods
Ntasha Hodges, Ed.D
Tameeka Law Walker, MD
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Incorporated (NCBW) is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with 61 chapters in 28 states. NCBW-MECCA is a local chapter located in the metropolitan Atlanta area. NCBW-MECCA serves the area south of Interstate-20 and extends into South Fulton County, Clayton County, Henry County, and Fayette County.
Our initiatives include advocacy work for health, education, and economic empowerment. We develop and present health fairs and seminars that include testing, education, and reference information on metabolic syndrome diseases, HIV/Aids, and cancer. We coordinate and present seminars on economic empowerment that include labor and employment, home ownership, financial management, and investment planning. We have an education and mentoring program–Little Ladies of MECCA. This program targets girls in 8th -12th grades and consists of educational training bi-weekly from September to April on STEM, Careers, Health & Nutrition, Personal Relationships, Understanding the Legal System, Civic Engagement. All training is presented by professional subject experts from the community. Our members also serve as mentors for the girls in our program.
Upon graduation from high-school, we award our girls a $5,000 scholarship to attend the college or university of her choice. The scholarship is payable over 4 years as we monitor each student’s grades and provide continued mentoring to assist her in completing her undergraduate education. In addition we identify issues related to health, education, and economic matters that affect our constituents and advocate for those issues at the local, state and federal level.
We write letters, make calls, schedule meetings, conduct voter registration drives, present public forums, and participate in Get Out the Vote efforts. NCBW-MECCA is a federally approved 501(c)3 non-profit organization. NCBW-MECCA is registered as a non-profit organization in the State of Georgia and we follow all applicable local, state, and federal guidelines.
Designated as a National Model Chapter in 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2014-2015, 2016-2017
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