Black Women of Central VA

Advocating on behalf of Black women and girls

Welcome

Ella Washington Jordan, BWCVA President

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Vision

Our vision is that Black women and girls will live in a world where socioeconomic inequity does not exist. 

We believe in

Gender Equity

Inclusion

Respect

Racial & Social Justice

Integrity & Accountability

Economic Empowerment

Collaboration

Collaboration

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Mission

To advocate on behalf of Black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of:

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Health

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Education

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Economic Empowerment

Ultimately building pathways to sustainable self-sufficiency, for women and girls of African descent.

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Upcoming Events

Soul of Cville

Celebrate Black excellence in Charlottesville at this FREE all-evening festival on Saturday, August 28! Enjoy Black art in all its forms from dance to fashion to live music by the E&J Band. Browse local artisan vendors, grab a bite from local Black-owned restaurants, or connect with vital community resources. Then, stick around for a late night silent disco, featuring DJ Flatline and DJ Double U. Presented in partnership with 101.3 Jamz, Chic & Classy Image Consulting, and Black Women of Central Virginia.

Stick around for a late night silent disco with DJ Double U — tickets go on sale later this month and will benefit four area nonprofits.

 
You don’t want to miss this!

Previous Events

Career Day

During career day, a number of women who work as attornies, engineers, tv reporters, business owners, a local police chief and more, gave advice and answered questions for young girls.

Mentoring Program

BWCVA collaborated with the Equity Center to host a summer camp for black girls aged 11-14.

Mentoring Program

BWCVA collaborated with the Equity Center to host a summer camp for black girls aged 11-14.