NCCW was founded in 1920 by the United States Catholic Bishops
NCCW is represented at the biannual meetings of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
NCCW is a member of the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (WUCWO).
NCCW has representation at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering which advocates Catholic views to Congress.
NCCW fields a representative at the United Nations in New York.
We are partners with Catholic Relief Services, Cross Catholic Outreach, Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Catholic Climate Covenant, Religious Alliance Against Pornography, Catholic Mobilizing Network, Bread for the World, US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking, The Center for Concern's Education for Justice, and National Catholic Educational Association.