The National Council of Women is the oldest, non-sectarian volunteer organization of women in America. A coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to the realization of full participation by women in every aspect of society. Today, the council works for the education, participation and advancement of women to make equality a national obligation.
"We, women of the United States of America, believing that the best good of humanity will be advanced by efforts toward greater unity of sympathy and purpose, and that a voluntary association of individuals so united will best serve the highest good of the family, the community, the state, do hereby freely band ourselves together into a federation of all races, creeds, and traditions, to further the application of the Golden Rule to society, custom, and law." ~ From the founding document of the National Council of Women of the United States, March 31st, 1888, Washington, D.C.
The NCW/US is an accredited Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with the Department of Public Information (UN/DPI) and in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (UN/ECOSOC) of the United Nations.
Through this affiliation they are able to have a positive impact on the world stage, while at the same time staying committed to advancing pressing women's issues at the local level in the United States.
To learn more about the National Council of Women of the USA, please click here to visit their website