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PHOTOS FROM FOUNDERS DAY

Delegate Delores McQuinn – Keynote Speaker
India Martin – “HIS DREAM LIVES ON”
Dr. Robert Gest III – History of the NAACP
M.C. – Mrs. Marcha P. Howard
Ms. Barbara Fitch & Zion Union Senior Choir
Reverend Lloyd Cosby, Pastor – Zion Union Baptist Church
Delegate Delores McQuinn

THANK YOU ALL FOR A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM!

A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO PAMELA JACKSON AND OUR YOUTH: INDIA MARTIN, TY MARTIN, KAMIRA MARTIN, SIMYA MARTIN, TERRENCE BLEDSOE, AND NATALYAH RUSH

Family Photo Day

Saturday, March 9, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th St NW, Charlottesville 

Bring in old family photos from the 1880s to the 1950s for a free appraisal. 
Learn how to preserve your photos (free archival materials provided).
Contribute  your family stories to local history
Have a Holsinger style family portrait taken

View 500+ portraits of local African-Americans and learn more about Charlottesville area’s past through the photographs of the R.W. Holsinger/University Studio collection

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is located on the Second floor of the Jefferson School City Center. Its main entrance is on Commerce St, one-block north of West Main Street. It can also be entered from the City Center’s 4th Street entrance.  Over 200 free parking spaces on 4th Street.

UPCOMING EVENTS – FEBRUARY

Upcoming Events

 

NAACP FOUNDER’S DAY CELEBRATION
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 at 4:00 PM

at the Zion Baptist Church,
1015 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville
GUEST PRESENTER – DELEGATE DELORES McQUINN

Click here to download Ms. Delores McQuinn Flier and Biographical summary

 

Jazz Jamboree
Saturday, February 23 from 7:00 to 10:30 PM

at The Center, 491 Hillsdale Drive, Charlottesville.
Admission $20
Cash Bar

Celebrating the music of African-American Jazz Greats
Music by Michael Elswick and Company,
Featuring vocalist Nadine Michel

Click here to download the FESTIVAL FLYER

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12TH EVENT

ALBEMARLE-CHARLOTTESVILLE

NAACP

The Albemarle-Charlottesville Branch of the NAACP will be hosting a

“Time for Reflections and Healing”

The event will be held on Sunday, August 12 – 4PM at the

Zion Union Baptist Church – 1015 Preston Avenue.

Confirmed speakers and guests thusfar:

Honorable Hilary Shelton, NAACP Washington Bureau

Jonathan McKinney, NAACP Mid-Atlantic Regional Director

Virginia State Conference NAACP President, Pastor Kevin Chandler

Richmond VA.'s First Union Baptist Church Male Chorus  

Susan Bro

University of Virginia President-Elect, Jim Ryan

University of Virginia Historian, John Mason

Actor and Director, Leslie Scott Jones,

Delegate David Toscano

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND

For further information, please contact the NAACP office

434-220-1493

 

FREEDOM FUND – SAVE THE DATE

SAVE THE DATE!

ALBEMARLE-CHARLOTTESVILLE NAACP 2018 FREEDOM FUND BANQUET IS

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 AT THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL
 

AT THE LOCAL BRANCH LEVEL, THE FREEDOM FUND BANQUET IS AN ANNUAL FUND RAISER HELD BY EVERY BRANCH OF THE NAACP.
THE PURPOSE IS TO RAISE MONIES TO ADVANCE CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUES AND TO ENSURE THE POLITICAL ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL WELL_ BEING OF ALL PEOPLE.