By Shavonne McLamb
On Jan. 25, Student Activities Association (SAA) and Student Senate approved a new club on campus.
The new club is called East Stroudsburg University Collegiate Section of The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW).
In the time of great divide, ESU’s NCNW is main purpose is “to promote unity of action among all women in matters affecting educational, cultural, economic, social and civic life, while promoting and supporting the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) program’s initiative known as ‘Four for the Future,’ which includes Education, Health, Entrepreneurship and Values.”
Some of the executive board members include, Chartering President is Ashlyn Jackson, First Vice President Taina Moore and Second Vice President Ty’Liah Lawrence.
NCNW meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
All students are welcome to join the meetings.
“We would like for NCNW ESU to be a known and respected organization on ESU’s campus that the student body, faculty and staff are aware that we are here for the betterment of all students on this campus, especially those who are often overlooked and underrepresented,” said Moore on the impact that the club hopes to have on campus.
The executive board gave a statement on how the club can impact women of color on campus.
“Collectively, the executive board believes that our organization will help unite all women of color, giving them the strength and courage to make a difference on the campus, while maximizing their voice and presence within the surrounding community.”
For more information go to ncnw.org
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