The 100 Black Women, Columbia (SC) Chapter awards $10,000 in Scholarships

The 100 Black Women, Columbia (SC) Chapter awards $10,000 in Scholarships to promising students! We are so proud of these amazing young scholars and all they will accomplish in their future educational endeavors!

Sources:
https://www.thecolumbiastar.com/articles/100-black-women-award-10000-in-scholarships/

100 Black Women Hosted Gun Control and School Safety Forum!

The Education Committee of the 100 Black Women recently hosted a Gun Control and School Safety Forum at St. Andrews Middle School, Columbia, SC.

The goal of the program was to educate and empower the community with information on the “Active Shooter Policy for Richland One School District, Improving School District Safety, Run, Hide, Fight Approach when confronted with an active shooter and Proposed Changes in SC Gun Laws.”

Sources:
https://www.carolinapanorama.com/search/?l=25&s=start_time&sd=desc&f=html&t=article%2Cvideo%2Cyoutube%2Ccollection&app=editorial&nsa=eedition&q=NCBW

https://www.millmag.org/100-black-women-hosted-black-gun-control-and-school-safety-forum/

100 Black Women Hosted a Let Her Learn Symposium

The Education Committee of the Columbia (SC) Chapter of 100 Black Women recently hosted its third annual “Let Her Learn: Stop the School Push out of Girls of Color Symposium.“
The goal of the symposium was to raise community awareness of the unfair school push-out of girls of color into the prison pipeline and to develop strategies to address its eradication.

Source: https://www.millmag.org/100-black-women-hosted-a-let-her-learn-symposium/

Governor's Reception

SC GOVERNOR HOSTS RECEPTION FOR 100 BLACK WOMEN

SC Governor & Mrs. Henry McMaster recently hosted an elegant all-white attired reception at the Governor’s Mansion in honor of the Columbia Chapter of 100 Black Women, where the Governor acknowledged their role and contributions to the city of Columbia. In February 2019, the chapter had the pleasure of holding its initial meeting with Governor McMaster at the S C State House. The members utilized that opportunity to articulate the coalition’s vision, mission and their desire for a collaborative partnership with the governor.

Source:
https://www.millmag.org/governor-hosts-reception-for-100-black-women/

National President of 100 Black Women visited Columbia, SC

The Columbia (SC) Chapter of 100 Black Women recently celebrated a historic milestone with the diplomatic visit of its National President Virginia W. Harris. The visit coincided with the chapter’s fifth anniversary of advocacy and empowerment for women and girls of the Midlands.

Source: https://www.millmag.org/national-president-of-100-black-women-visited-columbia-sc/

100 Black Women Hosted its 5-Year Milestone Celebration

The Columbia (SC) Chapter of 100 Black Women recently celebrated its “Annual My Sister’s Keeper Awards Luncheon.” The event highlighted a 5-year milestone of advocacy and empowerment for women and girls of African descent.

Source: https://www.millmag.org/100-black-women-hosted-its-5-year-milestone-celebration/

100 BLACK WOMEN Award $10,000 in Scholarships

The Columbia (SC) Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women has announced the results of its 2020 scholarship competition. The chapter is awarding $10,000 in scholarships, in denominations of $1000 each to ten (10) graduating seniors from Richland One, Two, Five, Fairfield County, Orangeburg and Sumter School Districts to help defray college expenses.

Source: https://www.millmag.org/100-black-women-award-10000-in-scholarships/

Second Annual Minority Health Summit

The SC Legislative Black Caucus, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Columbia (SC) Chapter are pleased to announce its Second Annual Minority Health Summit. This year’s theme is “Empowering Communities for Change.” The event is designed to empower and educate individuals on health disparities that affect minority communities.

Source: https://www.millmag.org/second-annual-minority-health-summit/

100 Black Women Kick-off 5th Year of Milestone Programs

While approaching its five year anniversary milestone, members of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women recently sponsored two transformational community programs.
The chapter’s Education Committee, co-chaired by Dr. Anita Carman and Pamela Small, hosted a symposium at the William S. Sandel Elementary School entitled, “Let Her Learn: Stop the School Push Out of Girls of Color.”
The chapter’s Economic Empowerment Committee subsequently co-sponsored its “5th Annual Financial Literacy Boot Camp” with the Education, Child and Family Studies Department of Benedict College and Grow Financial Credit Union.

Source: https://www.millmag.org/100-black-women-kick-off-5th-year-of-milestone-programs/