2019-08-29
Membership Newsletter
Civil Rights Sentry for a Century
Vigilant since 1919
Section 8 Lawsuit Hearing - RESCHEDULED
The new date is September 13th
Attendance Needed: SDHC Lawsuit Hearing

As you know, the NAACP San Diego Branch is involved in a lawsuit to fight the San Diego Housing Commission's discriminatory and segregationist practice of setting Section 8 voucher levels too low to allow access to all areas of our city....

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September General Membership Meeting
CA-HI State Convention Delegate Election -- September 5th!

The NAACP California-Hawaii State Conference will hold its annual convention from October 25th-27th in Los Angeles. We are entitled to up to six voting delegates, and it is the hope of the Office of the President that we will send a full slate of ...

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Join us on the first Thursday of the month! Give your opinion in person, and make connections with your fellow members. Coming to a meeting is the best way to start to get engaged and make a difference!

6pm, September 5, 2019
Jacobs Center Community Room
404 Euclid Avenue

Facebook user?  RSVP here .

Interested in seeing the agenda & reports? They will be collected at  sandiegonaacp.org/meeting ; check for them on Monday!
ACT-SO Observer Program
ACT-SO Student Observer Program

We're excited to announce our ACT-SO National Student Observer Program! As you know, students who win Gold at our Showcase in April get a free ride to ACT-SO National in Boston. This year we're looking to bring along up to three more students to...

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Expulsions in Grossmont
Grossmont Union Expels Black Students Seven Times More...

Grossmont's expulsion rate for black students has been seven times higher than the county average for the last two years, according to state data. Meanwhile, the expulsion rate for black students across San Diego County has decreased by nearly 50 ...

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2019 Freedom Fund Dinner Student Honoree
Amara Beaty: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund...

The NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to honor Amara Beaty at our 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner! Amara Beaty's determination to achieving good grades in the face of adversities in her life is a tribute to the courageous and focused person that she is. ...

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We're Taking Part in a Forum About Disparity in Access and Opportunity
Community Forum: Black Students and the Access and...

Eventbrite - Black Community Educators and leaders, civil rights activists. presents Community Forum: Black Students and the Access and Opportunity Gap - Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Educational Cultural Complex, San Diego, CA. Find event and...

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What We Did on Our Summer Vacation:
Pictures from STEM Camp
Photos: STEM Camp at Bell Middle School

The NAACP San Diego Branch, in conjunction with Hands-On Technology Education, put on a Mobile Technologies STEM Camp at Bell Middle School this summer. Here's what these kids did on their summer vacation: We were excited to help students get a...

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The Importance of History
Preserving African American History Is Crucial To The Future

Numerous organizations are working every day to preserve, restore and elevate African American history. Read more about their work and how it impacts our future.

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Member-Owned Business Directory
Buy Local, Buy Small, Buy NAACP
Use your dollars to support small local businesses owned by your fellow NAACP members. We have enough economic power to make the difference to these businesses; use it!
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Experiencing Discrimination?
Your branch is here to help. If you have experienced discrimination, the very best way to get started is to fill out a Discrimination Complaint . It will get us all the basic facts we need to determine whether we can help you directly or need to refer you to other resources.
Keep Up with the Branch
What's been happening?
Visit our News page for full information on what your branch has been doing.
Peer into the future!
Visit our new calendar to learn about what the branch is planning. Notices of select community and governmental events are also included.
Talk to Us!
Need to renew your membership? Moved? Changed your phone number? Please contact secretary@sandiegonaacp.org and we'll get it straightened around!
If you have a comment, suggestion, or question for your branch, it's easier than ever to get our attention. Just email info@sandiegonaacp.org ; a human will respond, generally within 24 hours. Or hit us up on Facebook!
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