Tickets on Sale Now! Chapel Hill Carrboro Freedom Fund Banquet

The Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will take place on April 28, 2018. The event is the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP ‘s primary fundraiser. Proceeds support the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the National, State organization’s and local branch programming, outreach and activism. In addition, the branch awards scholarships to deserving high school students. This year five scholarships will be made available. The 2018 Freedom Fund Banquet keynote speaker will be Anita Earls, civil rights attorney, founding Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, and candidate for a seat on the North Carolina State Supreme Court. Tickets for the 2018 Freedom Fund Banquet

Support the Residents of Lakeview

A proposed new development, Hanover Apartments on Weaver Dairy Road, will displace 120 low-income residents who live in the Lakeview Mobile Home Park. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP is calling on the Chapel Hill Town Council to help these residents so that they are not displaced from Chapel Hill. Please join us in solidarity with the residents of Lakeview by wearing your yellow NAACP t-shirt (or black t-shirt if you don't have an NAACP shirt) at the Chapel Hill Town Council Meeting this Wednesday January 24th. The Town Council meeting starts at 7pm at the Chapel Hill Town Hall (405 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.) Email housing5689@gmail.com with questions, or to find more ways that you can supp

Branch Book Read: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave

Blake Chamberlain ©2013 As part of its commemoration of the 200th birthday this year of renowned abolitionist, orator, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP has adopted the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave, Written by Himself as a Branch Book Read. First published in 1845, the Narrative became a key text of the abolitionist movement, with nine editions and some 30,000 copies sold by the eve of the Civil War. The Library of Congress designated it one of 88 “books that shaped America.” Centered on the gripping story of the author’s experience of and flight from slavery, it also is a call to political activism and a reminder of

Help Us Cover Local Government Meetings

So many folks these days want to do something — anything — to help. But they don't quite know what or how Or time is limited. We have an easy answer: We are looking for members to attend local government meetings in Chapel Hill and Carrboro for your NAACP branch. It's easy, only takes one evening, and would be a great asset to our effort to monitor our local elected officials. Local government is not only closest to us, but where so much that affects our daily lives is decided-be present to see and report on how policy and decisions are being made. This is a great way to support the branch AND stay informed about what's going on in your community. Click here to sign up for a meeting that fit

Get on the Bus!

HKonJ is coming up and the Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP Branch will have two buses departing from United Church of Chapel Hill on February 10th. Cost to ride the bus will be $15 per adult seat and $10 per youth seat. Tickets can be purchased online at http://tinyurl.com/CHC-HKOJ18. Seats are first come, first serve and can be purchased up to 3 seats per form. Please contact President Anna Richards, president5689@gmail.com, with any questions regarding bus seats. Seats will sell fast, don't miss your ride! FORWARD TOGETHER, NOT ONE STEP BACK!

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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