Become A Member

Become a Member

Members help The Congress assist Black women all over Manitoba. The Congress relies on the knowledge, skills and experience of each member that creates the community.

Through discipline, collaboration and civility, members work to create space for Black Women to thrive in Manitoba. Members inspire and believe in each other actively working towards shared goals and celebrating successes along the way.

Membership is open to all Black women in Manitoba who are at least sixteen years of age. All members must identify and agree with the aims and objectives of the Congress.

Benefits Of Membership

  • Supportive interchange with other Black Women
  • Opportunity to discuss issues which directly affect your life, and actively work to provide solutions and influence changes to better our lives and community
  • Access to updates within the community that include news on job opportunities, grants, scholarships, events and more!
  • Volunteer opportunities that teach new skills and utilize existing ones
  • All members, active in the organization for at least six (6) months, can stand for elections. Members are encouraged to work on committees to gain knowledge of the Congress and to develop their organizations skills

Student & Youth

$ 10 Yearly


$ 30 Yearly

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to common questions about the Congress.

Membership is opened to Black Women 16 years and older and all other women who closely identify wit, and are in agreement with, the aims and objecties of the Congress

No we welcome members from other Provinces; however we encourage you to connect with your local Congress of Black Women Chapter.

We are proud to support the education of Black Women in our province. Eligible applicants will be studying at a post-secondary institution in Manitoba, and be active volunteers with the Congress and other Black-led groups in Manitoba. To find out more, connect with us on Social Media, or email

We are always seeking talented volunteers to help us achieve our mission. To express interest in volunteering for the board or other opportunities, please contact us at including what skills you are interested in contributing.

Membership is just $30 or $10 for students. We also offer lifetime membership to long-serving and contributing members.

Have Any Questions?

Please send any questions or queries to us and we will respond within seven business days.