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Please Join Us – WBWPC Women’s History Month Gratitude Tea – Sat., Mar. 22nd at 3 PM

Hi All– Please join us and invite all you know to attend our Women’s History Month Celebration – A Gratitude Tea – on Saturday, March 22nd from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Kathleen’s Tea Room, 979 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566. There’s a $ 10 door charge and you’re asked to spend a minimum of $ 10 on delicious tea and food. Please join us as we offer gratitude to one .

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WBWPC Announces 33rd Annual Leadership Breakfast – Sun., Feb. 16, 2014 @ 7:30 AM, Albany, NY

* * * * *  U P D A T E * * * * * The Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. proudly announces THE Honorable Andrea Stewart Cousins as their 33rd Annual Leadership Breakfast keynote speaker ! You are cordially invited and we are looking forward to your attendance at our 33rd Annual Leadership Breakfast during the NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators‘ 43rd Annual Legislative .

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Seasons Greetings from the WBWPC !

Season’s Greetings from the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. Thank you for your ongoing support. We wish you peace and joy in the New Year

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WBWPC Yonkers Chapter Hosts Affordable Care Act Public Information Fair & Forum

More than 100 Yonkers families flooded the Yonkers Riverfront Library in downtown Yonkers on Saturday, November 23rd to learn more about new health care options under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare. WBWPC Yonkers chapter hosted a free public information fair and community forum for residents and joined with local health access experts, health insurance providers and community groups to educate and enroll Yonkers families for health care .

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WBWPC Mount Vernon Chapter’s Nichelle Johnson Receives 914 INC./Westchester Magazine 2013 Women In Business Award

Our very own Nichelle A. Johnson, who is the City of Mount Vernon’s Corporation Counsel and Acting Chief of Staff was an awardee of 914INC’s 3rd Annual Women In Business Award during their luncheon on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, NY.  It was a salute to 16 of Westchester County’s most successful and influential female business leaders.  Click here for more information.

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WBWPC Announces Endorsements

As the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus is a five-chapter, multi-partisan, political organization with chapters in Greenburgh, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill and Yonkers the organization made great efforts to be all-inclusive of all candidates from all parties.  The WBWPC contacted all County candidates since August for the candidates to participate in their October 19th candidate’s forum and to also submit questionnaires. Attributable to the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus’ .

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WBWPC Accepting Candidates Questionnaires for 2013 County Elections in Advance of Candidates Debate/Forum on Oct. 19, 2013

With primary season now over, the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. announced it is accepting questionnaires for candidate endorsements. The Caucus is accepting questionnaires for both judicial positions and Westchester County Executive, Legislators and Clerk (available below and in fillable/pdf format via email at info@wbwpc.org) in advance of their Candidates Forum on October 19, 2013 at 11 AM. Candidate Questionnaire (Westchester County Executive, Legislator and Clerk Candidates) Judicial Candidate Questionnaire .

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WBWPC Annual Autumn Cocktails & Jazz Event – Sun., Oct. 6, 2013, 6 to 10 PM

The Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. held their Annual Autumn Cocktails & Jazz Affair on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Mansion on Broadway located at 139 North Broadway, White Plains, NY.  With 200+ attendees all, including our elected officials truly had a fun time and truly enjoed… Live Jazz Entertainment by SAGE, the all-women’s jazz, blues and contemporary ensemble & Delicious Hors d’oeuvres, Beer, Wine & Soft Drinks+ Cash Bar .

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Next Membership Meeting: Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11:30 AM

The next membership meeting of the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. will be held on Saturday, September 28th at 11:30 AM at the Greenburgh Town Hall located at 177 Hillside Avenue, White Plains (Greenburgh), NY 10607.  Please arrive early… this will be an hour long meeting with very lite refreshments and tons to discuss. All are welcome! We look forward to either meeting you for the first time or .

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Greenburgh Chapter Invites You To Their Annual One Day Lobster Fest Bus Trip XIV on October 12, 2013

The Greenburgh Chapter of the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc invites you to their Annual One Day Lobster Fest Bus Trip XIV on October 12, 2013.  The bus will leave at 7:00 AM SHARP from Crossroads Shopping Center (K-MART) on Route 119/Tarrytown Road in Greenbrugh and return at approximately 10:30 PM. A l l I n c l u s i v e P r i c e O n .

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Mount Vernon Chapter Invites You to Their Annual Champagne Fish Fry on July 14, 2013

The Mount Vernon Chapter of the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. invites you to their Annual Champagne Fish Fry on Sunday, July 14, 2013.   Join the Mount Vernon Chapter in the garden for an  event  full of fun, good food and beverages and tons of networking with local politicians and candidates. Location:  70 Lorraine Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 1550 $ 55 per person RSVP A Must by July 9th .

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WBWPC To Hold Public Leadership Education Forum on May 18, 2013 at 12 noon

Have you ever thought of running for political office & representing your community? Are you considering entering the political fray? Do you have political ambitions, but don’t know where to start? Have you ever wondered exactly what it takes to get your name on the ballot? Join us for our Public Leadership Education Forum Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 12 noon at the Greenburgh Town Hall 177 Hillside Avenue, White Plains, NY 10607 ~ Refreshments .

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Risley Place Named in honor of former WBWPC Member, Rhoda C. Quash, The First African-American Woman Elected to the New Rochelle City Council

Posted on:  April 26, 2013 on newrochelleny.com Risley Place received a secondary naming as “R.C. Quash Place” in honor of the late Honorable Rhoda C. Quash, former City Councilwoman.  The ceremony was held April 18 at the intersection of Risley Place and French Ridge.. Ms. Quash was the first African-American woman elected to the New Rochelle City Council and served for six years representing Council District 3(1993-1999). She was a 30-year .

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WBWPC Honors The Memory of Sojourner Truth During Women’s History Month With Multi-Organization Agenda To Quell Voter Disenfranchisement

The following article by the WBWPC Disenfranchisement Committee was published in the County Press the week of March 18, 2013 2013 has the potential for being a notorious year in which we are dealt some of the greatest blows to vital civil rights protections ever known to this country. Two crucial voting rights cases have been argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. Last month the Court heard arguments in the .

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WBWPC Disenfranchisement Committee Forms Coalition to Fight Voter Suppression

The Journal News/lohud.com April 25, 2013 Article Written by Marcela Rojas NEW ROCHELLE — The Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus was joined by two local organizations Saturday in their efforts to “quell voter disenfranchisement.” Both the WESPAC Foundation and the Hudson Valley Community Coalition signed an agreement with the caucus to work together on a three-part agenda that includes holding elected officials accountable, tracking their performance and mapping out a plan .

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Chair of the Westchester County Board of Legislators Brought ‘Joy’ at WBWPC 32nd Annual Leadership Breakfast on Feb. 17th, Albany, NY

Westchester County Board of Legislators Chair Ken Jenkins brought ‘joy’ to our 32nd Annual Leadership Breakfast as he offered the keynote address.  The Breakfast was held on Sunday, February 17, 2013 during the Annual Legislative Conference of the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators at the Hotel Albany, Albany, New York. We were proud to honor… Dr. Alice P. Green, Executive Director, Center for Law and Justice, Inc. and .

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WBWPC President on Chicago Radio – The Kendall Moore Show – Friday, November 9, 2012

The Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus President, Jewel Williams, was a guest on The Kendall Moore Show on November 9, 2012.  Jewel shared her thoughts on President Obama’s historic re-election and the black agenda.  Listen link coming soon!

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WBWPC Honored ‘Champions of Change’: Dr. Mary Lane Cobb, Dr. Lucille C. Gunning & NYS Senator Suzi Oppenheimer

The WBWPC honored 3 ‘Champions of Change‘ at their 2nd Annual Autumn Cocktails & Jazz Affair on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Antonees On Broadway in White Plains, NY.  The Caucus considered it a true privilege and was more than grateful to be able to acknowledge three phenomenal women.  All of our ‘Champions of Change’ have accomplished so much in their lifetimes and are wonderful examples of activism and commitment to our community. Dr. Cobb .

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‘Autumn Cocktails & Jazz Affair’ Pre-Event: Membership Drive at 3 PM

The Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. is very excited to host a ‘Meet and Greet’ and Membership Drive on Sunday, October 28, 2012 from 3 PM to 4 PM at Antonees On Broadway located at 115 North Broadway, White Plains, New York. In light of the disparity of females and especially African American women working in key government and policy positions, the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus’ main goal .

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‘Autumn Cocktails & Jazz Affair’ – Sun., Oct. 28, 2012 at 4 PM

The Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus presents… Autumn Cocktails & Jazz Affair  Sunday, October 28th, 4 PM to 8 PM honoring our… ‘Champions of Change’ Hon. Suzi Oppenheimer, NYS Senator, 37th District Dr. Mary Lane Cobb Dr. Lucille C. Gunning featuring…  Live Jazz Entertainment by The Kenny Lee Allstars, Delicious Hors d’oeuvres, Beer, Wine & Soft Drinks+ Cash Bar at Antonees On Broadway, 115 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 $ 95.00 in .

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