2019-09-04
Membership Newsletter
Civil Rights Sentry for a Century
Vigilant since 1919
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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We'll be electing delegates Thursday night!
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 5th, 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 Delves into African History
Watch: ACT-SO Visits Casa del Rey Moro

Every month ACTSO participates in an enrichment activity. On August 30th, we sponsored a tour of the African Museum in Old Town.🎓 Our next adventure will be September 28th, when we'll be visiting the San Diego Art Institute in Balboa Park.

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Racism and the Health of Children
The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health

The American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to addressing the factors that affect child and adolescent health with a focus on issues that may leave some children more vulnerable than others. Racism is a social determinant of health that has a ...

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2019 Freedom Fund Dinner Student Honoree
Nehemyah Gray: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund...

The NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to honor Nehemyah Gray at our 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner! The Freedom Fund Dinner is an annual event that, in addition to celebrating our supporters, recognizes groups and individuals who have contributed to...

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Back-to-School was Cool!
2019 Back-to-School Stay-in-School Rally and Fair

Watch: The highlights of the day included: Parent Advocacy Workshop Parents not only received information, but shared insights and even felt comfortable sharing personal stories. A veteran received valuable information regarding IEP meetings. One ...

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Climate Justice
The Poor Often Feel the Heat More

When Shakira Franklin drives from West Baltimore to her job near the city's Inner Harbor, she can feel the summer heat ease up like a fist loosening its grip. "I can actually feel me riding out of the heat.

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Donations Still Needed!
Water and Socks for the Homeless
Help our neighbors most at-risk from the heat by donating socks and water! Bring them to the meeting Thursday night!
"Woman Scorned" by Ellen L. Cannon will be one of the works of art auctioned off this year!
Silent Auction Items
Every year the Silent Auction is a big hit at the Freedom Fund Dinner! We're in our last push to get items for the auction. If you have anything you think folks might be interested in; art, gift cards, crafts, tickets, wine, jewelry, quilts, hats, curios, services; we'll take it all!

Please bring your items to the September 5th General Membership Meeting--the deadline is September 6!
Women in the NAACP on Fatherhood
WIN Presents: Daddy Hunger

The Women in the NAACP Committee will be showing the documentary Daddy Hunger at its September 26th meeting. Any women interested in viewing this powerful film about missing fathers and how they affect the lives of the families they leave behind. ...

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W.E.B. DuBois Trounces a White Supremacist
When W. E. B. Du Bois Made a Laughingstock of a White...

W. E. B. Du Bois, the twentieth century's leading black intellectual, once lived at 3059 Villa Avenue, in the Bronx. He moved to a small rented house there with his wife, Nina Gomer Du Bois, and their daughter, Yolande, in about 1912. When I'm...

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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.
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