VIRGINIA STATE CONFERENCE NEWLY ELECTED OFFICERS

2017 Virginia State Conference NAACP
Executive Committee elections results:

2018-2019 Officers

Rev. Kevin Chandler, President
Robert Barnette, Vice President
James Boyd, Treasurer
LaSalle McCoy, Secretary

 

2018-2019 At Large Members

Donna Waddell
Alice Tart
Phillip Thompson
John Johnson

 

Area Chairs

Jane Cabarras, Area Three
Jesse Frierson, Area Four
James Ghee, Area Five
Debra Brown, Area Six
Willie Fitzgerald, Area Seven
Brenda Hale, Area Nine
Alvin Hume, Area Ten
Sharon Fitz, Area Twelve
Wanda Blackwell, Area Thirteen
Mark Lomax, Area Fourteen

 

Other Executive Committee members

Lynetta Thompson, Youth Advisor
Jeremiah Edwards, Youth At Large
Montae Taylor, Youth President
Pamela Hamilton-Stubbs, Assistant Youth Advisor
Linda Thomas, Immediate Past President

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

Members,

If you registered for membership with the Albemarle-Charlottesville Branch 7057 during the months of October and November of 2016, your membership has expired or is about to expire.

PLEASE RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

NOVEMBER 13th BRANCH MEETING

 

 "Justice on Trial"  

Minister Chad Cooper & Wife Alisha are producers.

The play features local  Minister Reverend Xavier V. Jackson.

Minister Cooper and Mrs. Cooper will be present at our November meeting to discuss the play.

OUR MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE BURLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA
Note the change of location!
901 ROSE HILL DRIVE, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. 22903. 
MEETING TIME- 7 P.M. 

ALL ARE WELCOME!

VOTING VICTORY IN GEORGIA!

It’s been a big week for voting rights in Georgia!

Thanks to the hard work of the NAACP Georgia State Conference, a judge issued a consent order prohibiting the state from cutting off voter registration more than 30 days before any federal election.

This victory follows an earlier lawsuit in which the Georgia Sate Conference sued to correct a state law that required Georgians to register three months prior a federal runoff election in order to vote – a clear violation of the National Voter Registration Act.

Georgia isn’t the only place where we’re making progress though: the NAACP has won back rights for voters in Louisiana and Texas and has filed further lawsuits in states like Indiana.

We’re fighting in the courts because we know that we’ll never stop hate and achieve equality if we don't vote.

We believe that Americans deserve a just, inclusive democracy.
Are you with us?

PLEDGE TO VOTE

With gratitude,
Derrick 

NAACP
President and CEO


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NAACP NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT and CEO – DERRICK JOHNSON

It is my honor to write to you as your newly elected President and CEO.

In the face of a brutal and near-daily national assault on civil rights and progressive issues, the NAACP has recognized the immediate need for a leader to guide the organization during its strategic re-envisioning process.

The NAACP has a long legacy of activism and civil rights leadership, but I am committed to retooling and refreshing the Association to best confront 21-century challenges. As president, I seek to shepherd the Association into a period of growth and strength: building our field, our funds, and our force as a champion of civic engagement. I will use every tactic in our playbook to ensure that African Americans can achieve equality in the United States.

Will you join me?

Looking forward,
Derrick 

NAACP
 

October 2017 Branch meeting

On Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Jefferson School City Center, 233 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, in the Mary Williams Center on the first floor adjacent to the Vinegar Hill Cafe, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Branch of the NAACP meet. Before the business meeting, we discussed Racial and ethnic disparities in health status, lead by Dr. M. Norman Oliver, researcher, teacher, and clinician. 

THE PEOPLE’S TRIBUNAL ON HUMAN RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND FRACKED GAS

'Arielle Lemons, Artist: 100+ Unmarked Slave Burials, Union Hill, Buckingham VA'

OCT28

VA People's Tribunal on Environmental Justice and Fracked Gas

Public

 · Hosted by VA People’s Tribunal on Human Rights, Environmental Justice and Fracked Gas

Details

**JOIN US IN PERSON OR VIA LIVE STREAM**

On October 28, 2017 in Charlottesville’s City Space, 
citizens will hold a people’s tribunal to present and
document the perspectives of impacted people along the proposed routes of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)
and Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). 
Both routes target rural, poor, African American, Native American, andAppalachian communities from West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina to bear disproportionate burdens of toxic polluting fracked natural gas infrastructure. 

A people’s tribunal creates a public forum to present evidence for and information about issues critical to a just and civil society, especially when local, state, and federal governments are not responsive to public concerns. Ours is based on the UN Convention on Racism and Racial Discrimination (CERD) and the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal on the Human Rights Impacts of Fracking, which call on member nations to:

“Undertake independent and effective investigation into all cases of environmentally polluting activities and their impacts on the rights of affected communities; bring those responsible to account; and ensure that victims have access to appropriate remedies."

Make a tax-deductible donation to:

Checks to: Highlanders for Responsible Development – ABRA
P.O. Box 685 Monterey, VA 24465
memo: VA People’s Tribunal

Donate online: https://www.abralliance.org/what-you-can-do/donate/ 

To volunteer or register to attend this event, follow link: https://goo.gl/forms/GlxiLyvYTKkZaewx2

Sign up to give testimony:
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