About Us

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

More than a century after the national organization’s founding in 1893, NCJW is 90,000 members strong, with 62 sections in 28 states.

The Greater Kansas City Section

NCJW’s Greater Kansas City Section was founded in 1894less than a year after the national organization’s launchwith just 17 members. Today, the section has approximately 550 members who provide financial support and countless volunteer hours to strengthen our community.

Learn more about our programs and how to get involved.