Photo and video: Rally at South Building

Our NAACP branch, along with support from several other local organizations, gathered at South Building on UNC's campus Friday night to show our support for UNC antiracist protesters' efforts against white supremacist activity on campus. Speakers included: North Carolina NAACP president Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman; Chapel Hill Carrboro branch president Anna Richards; representatives from Hate-Free Schools Coalition, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and Hillsborough Progressives Taking Action; and several leading student activists. Check out the photo gallery below, or find out more about what happened by watching WRAL's video coverage of the event and reading this article

N&O covers our education town hall

Earlier this week, our branch held a town-hall meeting at Chapel Hill Public Library regarding getting our community voice heard by decision makers in Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools. The News & Observer covered the event, which will no doubt help get the message out. You can read the article here.

PAC in action: 4 Fair Food Tour

Members of our branch's Political Action Committee were part of a recent March through Carrboro and Chapel Hill that kicked off the 13-day 4 Fair Food Tour, a nationwide campaign focused on ensuring humane wages and working conditions for farmworkers through agreements with retail food companies. Click here to learn more about the campaign.

Global Youth Climate Strike: March 15

March 15, Global Youth Climate Strike/NC Climate Strike Inspired by Greta Thunberg from Sweden, March 15 will be a GLOBAL day of action with strikes taking place across the world, including several in North Carolina. Here is the message from the Global Youth Climate Strike: "We, the youth of America, are striking because decades of inaction has left us with just 11 years (or less) to solve the climate crisis. We are striking because the necessary action to achieve the common-sense and vital goal of fighting climate change is not being prioritized. We are striking because marginalized communities across our nation — especially indigenous, black, and low income communities — are already disp

CHCCS responds to claims about BRMA

You might have seen the recent open letter to the community from Rep. Graig Meyer regarding the future of the Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate program, which he coordinated for 16 years. Since that letter was published, Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools Board of Education has responded with a statement of its own to express its vision for the future of BRMA.

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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