Multicultural Festival
Celebrate Diversity

at the

South Sacramento
MultiCultural Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2023 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Admission is
Bethune Height Program
Bethune-Height Recognition Program

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.


Our Mission

To lead, develop, advocate, and empower women of African descent as they support their families and communities.

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Black Baby Doll Thank You
Dolls Donated
2023 Black Baby Doll Drive
Supporting Black Maternal & Infant Health Week
NCNW Sacramento and the Sacramento National PanHellenic Council wish to extend a heartfelt THANKS for supporting the 2nd Annual Black Baby Doll Drive.
Your kindness will bring smiles to children's faces in Sacramento.
Sweet Potato Festival
34th Annual
Sweet Potato Festival
Thank you to everyone who made this event possible.
Thank you Sponsors

Councilwoman Mai Vang, District 8
UC Davis All of Us Research Program
Supervisor Patrick Kennedy, District II
Councilmember Rick Jennings III, District 7

A Specials Thank you

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.

Heritage Cookbook
Book Fair 23
Thank you to all of the vendors and attendees for making this inaugural event such a success.
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Bethune Height Program
Black Baby Doll Thank You
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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.

Our Founder & National Officers

Dr Mary McLeod

Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

An educator, organizer and presidential advisor; a visionary who led the charge to make racial, social and economic conditions for women of color a national priority.

Dr. Dorothy I. Height

President Emerita
Championed civil and human rights, established the National Black Family Reunion, fought for social justice and equality nationally and internationally, authored two books, and led NCNW for more than fifty years.
Dr. Thelma T. Daley

Dr. Thelma T. Daley

Chair & President
Dr. Thelma Thomas Daley is a distinguished Counselor-Educator, organization leader and Administrator, and college professor. She is an American Counseling Association Fellow, and a National Board Certified Counselor.

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