BATON ROUGE, La — It is with great excitement that the Baton Rouge Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, (NCBW) and its Chairwoman, Dr. Terri Byrd, announces its 2020 “CHECK THE BOX” VOTERS CAMPAIGN.
2020 will be a historic election and we are encouraging all register voters to get to the poll and CHECK THE BOX! In honor of the 100 Years celebrating Women’s Right to Vote, the NCBW will commemorate this historic event by launching a statewide media CHECK THE BOX campaign. The community vibe video is a must see featuring personalities from the likes of hard working ordinary people, children, teenagers, and young adult to District Judges, Lawyers, Pastors, NAACP, Black Business Owners, Fraternities, Sororities, and the list goes on and on and on! The statewide CHECK THE BOX media campaign will kick off Wednesday, August 26th. We are asking the community to join us! We need everyone-- both young and the young at heart-- to help us make a mark on history by using your sphere of influence for good while creating sustainable changes that will go down in history! In addition, if a person has not registered to vote visit our website at www.ncbwbr.org to access the link for online voters registration. Our goal is to register 800 voters!
NCBW was founded in 1984 by the late Hon. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and the late Hon. C. Delores Tucker with an enduring mission to “encourage women of color to seek elective office at all levels of government” the work continues with over 100 NCBW chapters across the country led by National President, Dr. E. Faye Williams, with headquarter offices in Washington, D.C.
The NCBW Baton Rouge Chapter is committed to increasing the involvement of African American Women in spheres of education, politics, economics, health and social development. We are de-voted to developing 21st century youth leaders by educating, empowering and encouraging vivacious community involvement.
For more information, please visit our website www.ncbwbr.org or contact Dr. Terri L Byrd, Chairwoman, National Congress of Black Women, Baton Rouge Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org.