National Congress of Black Women celebrates Juneteenth and “Trailblazers”

On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, the National Congress of Black Women ‚Äď Oakland County Chapter will celebrate Juneteenth with the unveiling of ‚ÄúTrailblazers: Sojourners of Oakland County‚ÄĚ at the Radisson Kingsley Inn in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. During this unprecedented event, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with this accomplished group of elected Oakland County African American women, and to receive of copy of ‚ÄúTrailblazers: Sojourners of Oakland County‚ÄĚ, which details the history of these amazing African American women.
 
This event is open to the public. Tickets are $55.00 each or $100 for two; Ticket price includes a wine & cheese sip and a copy of ‚ÄúTrailblazers: Sojourners of Oakland County.‚ÄĚ Checks can be made payable to NCBW and can be sent to¬†6001 N. Adams Road, Suite 205, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304.
 
Event tickets can also be purchased online at: www.bookunveiling2012.eventbrite.com
 
The National Congress of Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the educational, political, economic and cultural development of African American women and their families. NCBW also serves as a nonpartisan voice and instrument on issues pertaining to the appointment of African American women at all levels of government, and to increase African American women’s participation in the educational, political, economic and social arenas. Currently, NCBW provides opportunities for women for leadership and decision-making positions in government, nonprofit organizations and the private sector. The organization was founded in 1984. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm served as the First National Chair. Dr. C. DeLores Tucker succeeded her, and Dr. E. Faye Williams is the current National Chair.
 
The Oakland County Chapter of the NCBW trains, educates, and engages youth and African American women in the political process on local, county, and state levels, and advocates public policy positions at every level of government.
 

The National Congress of Black Women ‚Äď Oakland County Chapter appreciates your support as they celebrate Juneteenth and those who came before them.