Join us at our upcoming Tax Forum

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP branch is organizing an informational forum on the “Tax Cut and Jobs Act” that will be held Tuesday, December 12 at the Chapel Hill Library from 6:30 to 8 PM. At the forum, we will have expert panelists bring you the most up to date information available on the bill as well as strategies for opposing it. We’re organizing this forum because too few North Carolinians understand that 400,000 North Carolinians will immediately lose health insurance if this bill is passed. While the very wealthiest North Carolinians will get an average $5,050 tax cut, the bottom 60 percent of North Carolinians will be hit with an average $290 tax increase. This tax bill will

Get Your Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP T-Shirt Today!

What better way to show your NAACP pride than with your Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP T-Shirt? Shirts are available for purchase online, and orders can be picked up at the next branch meeting or shipped to your door! Just in time for the cold weather, we've got short AND long sleeved options, with sizes up to 3XL in short and 2XL in long. Contact our Membership Chair, Dawna Jones, at membership5689@gmail.com with questions. Orders placed by 12/1 will be available for pickup at the Annual Meeting on December 2nd at Rogers Road Community Center. We'll see you there! http://tinyurl.com/5689TEE

Annual Meeting

On December 1st, the Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP will host its annual branch meeting. Join the Executive Committee as they review annual reports and discuss the branches strategic initiatives for 2018. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend. Members of the Chapel Hill and Carrboro communities are encouraged to join the NAACP at this event, even if they are not yet members of the branch. This is a great opportunity for community members to learn more about the branch and provide input on 2018 strategic initiatives.

NAACP Image Awards Tickets Available

Attend the 49th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California in 2018! The live telecast will take place on January 15, 2018. Get your tickets at http://tinyurl.com/chcimage (or by completing form below) now through November 18th! Purchased tickets will be mailed during the week of January 2nd. If you have any questions please contact Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP President, Anna Richards, by emailing president5689@gmail.com. TICKET PRICING: Orchestra $500.00 Loge $300.00 Balcony $150.00 Tickets sales are open now through November 18, 2017. Get your tickets ASAP!

Region 8 Director Honored at Wall of Honor

On Monday, November 6th Region 8 Director Keith Cook was recognized at the Seymour Center as a Wall of Honor honoree. The Orange County Department on Aging recognized eight honorees at the November 6th event, in addition to Keith Cook Lonnie Browning, William Hackney, Jim Merritt, George Paylor, Jeff Thompson, Albert Williams, and Russell Woody were recognized. Congratulations to all the honorees. We thank you for your service! More info on this event: http://chapelboro.com/calendars/veterans-affair-wall-honor-recognition-ceremony-2.

Save the Date- Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Save the date for the Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet! We will be hosting our annual fundraising banquet on April 28, 2018 at the Sheraton Chapel Hill. We are excited to announce that Anita Earls, of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice will be our keynote speaker. You will not want to miss this event! Tickets will go on sale starting in January of 2018. Sponsorship and Ad packages are now available. Contact our Branch President, Anna Richards, or any executive committee member, for sponsorship/ad information.

ABOUT US

Welcome to the website of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the NAACP!  The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

ADDRESS

PO Box 1236 

Carrboro, NC 27510

naacp5689@gmail.com

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