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Global Health Pandemic: COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus is still affecting people in Westchester County, we urge you to follow the guidelines and stay safe. In the United States, African-Americans are dying at devastatingly higher rates from COVID-19. Take every precaution and stay abreast of the latest information. Check out Essence magazine’s informational site.

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Join Us in Albany, NY for Our 37th Annual Leadership Breakfast

We look forward to seeing you there! Select ‘Contribute’ on the right to buy tickets and submit payments for journal ads. You may also mail checks to:  WBWPC, P. O. Box 213, Elmsford, NY 10523 WBWPC JOURNAL AD FORM_FILLABLE Join us for a great breakfast and for great conversation with our ceiling breakers… – NYS Senator, Senate Majority Leader & President Andrea Stewart-Cousins – NYS Attorney General Letitia James and .

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WBWPC 46th Year Anniversary Celebrating the Advancement of Black Women in Political Office on Thursday, October 20, 2022 , 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Please join us for our 46th Anniversary Celebrating the Advancement of Black Women into Political Office on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Greentree Country Club, 538 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10803. Individual Tickets: $150 PP Table of Ten: $1,500 https://www.wbwpc.org/contribute/

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WBWPC WESTCHESTER POWER CIRCLE @ Westchester Community College on Sunday, May 15th, 3:00-6:00 PM

It is our pleasure to invite all residents of Westchester County and New York State to come out and meet elected officials and candidates running for office to hear what they will do for our local communities. We are in the circle, and our vote is our power. We have to hold elected officials accountable. We welcome everyone to come out and join us for an informative afternoon on Sunday, .

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WBWPC Celebrates 40th Annual Albany Leadership Breakfast on Sunday, April 10th @ 7 AM

Please join us for our 40th Annual Albany Leadership Breakfast on Sunday, April 10th @ 7 AM at the Hilton Albany, 40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY. This year we will honor the esteemed Dr. Hazel Dukes, NAACP New York State Conference & National Board of Directors Member. We are accepting journal advertisements for a printed journal. Here is our journal contract form with submission details…. https://www.wbwpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/WBWPC-Annl-Ldrshp-Brkfst-Journal-Contract_02.2022_Fillable-1.pdf

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NYSABPRHAL Conference April 8th-10th

The New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislators will be hosting its 51st Legislative Conference in Albany April 8th-10th 2022. The Association’s fundamental purpose embodies the following goals: to promote the needs of the common good, to educate, enhance and empower minority communities, to maintain an interest in racial justice within New York State, to encourage the productive development of physical and mental health, and to .

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WBWPC 45th Anniversary Celebration

OUR EVENT IS SOLD OUT!! We thank you for your continued support and invite you to visit our website again for future events. For further information, please contact 917.279.0004 or 914.774.3727

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Women’s History Month Chucks & Pearls Brunch & Panel Discussion – Sun., Mar. 28 at 1:30 PM

Please join us for our 2021 Women’s History Month Chucks & Pearls Virtual Brunch on Sunday, March 28, 2021 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM.Come celebrate with us as we pay homage to our Vice President, the Honorable Kamala Harris and reflect on the quote of the late, great Lena Horne, “It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.”. Our panel will explore the .

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Defeat COVID-19 & Vaccination Info Panel

Saturday, December 19, 2020 @ 2 PM Please join us on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 2 PM to learn more about the pandemic issues, become better informed about the guidelines and obtain all the details on the available vaccinations and the ones on the horizon. Our expert panelists: Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPADirector of ICAPProfessor of Epidemiology and MedicineMathilde Krim-amFAR Professor of Global HealthColumbia University Tsion Firew, MDAssistant Professor .

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Youth Rally & Open Mic Event

Please attend, bring your young ones (kids and young adults) and a chair and continue to spread the word throughout your organization and networks! We’re hosting a Youth Rally this Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in Greenburgh at Yosemite Park, 40 Yosemite Ave., White Plains, NY 10607. The new president of our Mount Vernon Chapter, Ke-Myra McCann will serve as the MC and DJ Tri-State Jericko will set the mood with music and Greenburgh’s own, KJ Leek .

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Juneteenth Micro Summit on Racism & Policing – Sat., June 13, 2020

This micro summit via Zoom is about the crisis of racial injustice in American law enforcement reignited most recently by the brutal murder of George Floyd, killed by Minneapolis, Minn., police. As peaceful protests take place across the globe our participants will assist as we search for understanding and possible remedies.Panelists: Hon. Andrea Stewart-Cousins NYS Senate Majority Leader/PresidentHon. NewYorkStateAttorneyGeneral Letitia JamesMayo Bartlett, Esq., The Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett PLLC .

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WBWPC CALLS FOR A REDRESS OF THE FOUNDATION OF OUR NATION – WHERE RACISM IS NO MORE IN MEMORY OF GEORGE FLOYD, BREONNA TAYLOR, AHMAUD ARBERY, SANDRA BLAND, KENNETH CHAMBERLAIN SR. AND COUNTLESS OTHERS

As are most, the Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus, Inc. is motivated by this pivotal moment in the middle of a global health pandemic.  Incited by the despicable manner of George Floyd’s murder, we are in awe of all the protests taking place in our nation and across the world during the pandemic to recognize #Black Lives Matter and it is our hope protest politics transform into a systematic dismantling .

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