SRBWI believes in constantly evaluating ourselves and working to improve and enhance our abilities to best serve rural women and remain sustainable for the future.

In order to build our human capacity, our regional and state organizations regularly bring women of multiple generations together to receive leadership training, connect with resources, engage in skill building and strengthen intergenerational bonds.


Engage the Voices of Rural Black Women and Young Women in Effective Advocacy, Public Policy, Civic Participation, and Systems Change at the Local, State, Regional, and National Levels


Develop and Disseminate Participatory Research to Lift Up Black Women and Young Women’s Voices Leveraging and Expanding Their Collective Power


Strengthen SRBWI Intergenerational Leadership and Attract and Nurture New Young Women Leaders Ages 14-24 through the SRBWI Unita Blackwell Young Women’s Leadership Program


Build Strategic Partnerships with Other Women’s Organizations and Allies


Model and Promote Alternative, Women-Led, Rural Economic Development Strategies in Platforms for Rural America