NCNW's Bethune-Height Recognition Program (BHRP) is a National platform that provides an annual opportunity for individuals to support the Legacy of NCNW, Inc. NCNW initiatives and programs focus on women of African descent and their families, their health, education, economic empowerment, and leadership development.
To lead, develop, advocate, and empower women of African descent as they support their families and communities.
Sweet Potato Festival
Councilwoman Mai Vang, District 8
UC Davis All of Us Research Program
Supervisor Patrick Kennedy, District II
Councilmember Rick Jennings III, District 7
Vendors, Sam and Bonnie Pannell Community Center and Sweet Potato Pie Contest Judges
The Heritage Cookbook
For the first time in nearly a decade,
the NCNW Sacramento Valley Section
has published a heritage cookbook.
A Virtual Conference
October 22, 2022
Commitment | Unity | Self Reliance
Chartered on June 8, 1972, the Sacramento Valley Section began under the leadership of Legacy Life Member Bettye O. Williams with the support her sisters in purpose — Maude Brewer, Callie Carney, Life Member Minnie Clopton, Leslie Fort, Rosa Gillespie, Geneva Hamilton, Life Member Janette Hampton, Dr. Sumatra Kirkland, Jimie Rhinehart, Mary Louise Riles, Julia E. Sledge, Callie Smith, and Jackie Smith. Today, the section continues to support and advocate for women of African descent under its current president, Donna Wood, who is supported by a body of dedicated and passionate women from all backgrounds.