Three congresswomen, U.S. Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), and Robin Kelly (D-IL), launched the first ever Caucus on Black Women and Girls. The representatives were inspired by a petition from the #SheWoke Committee, a collective of seven women leaders with a shared vision of advocacy, equity, and sisterhood.
Why is this Caucus so important? This new Caucus is the first to be solely dedicated to removing disparities and barriers that impact Black women and girls.
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