Upcoming events: Climate event, candidate forum, Stone lecture and 1619 symposium

The Citizens Climate Collaborative is co-sponsoring, along with the Center for Biological Diversity, a presentation by Norbert Lechner, Professor Emeritus, on Our Climate Crisis: What are the Real Causes and Why the Climate May Tip. It will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Chapel Hill Public Library. Thursday, Oct. 10, the PTA Council, along with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP local branch, will sponsor a School Board candidates forum, using questions submitted anonymously by members of the community. The forum will take place from 7-9 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Town Hall Council Chamber. North Carolina’s Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green, will deliver the Stone Center’s annual

Share your innovative ideas for the community

Dear Branch Members, Our community is in the midst of something very special: A new, community-wide, civic-improvement initiative called Big Bold Ideas. As a member of the Steering Committee, I am writing to ask you to submit your idea. Together, we are collecting, selecting, and implementing big, bold ideas idea to help build a better community, and I invite you to be a part of this important process. We have already more than 100 big bold ideas submitted: from “no one goes to bed hungry” and “all children read on grade level by grade three,” to “build and fill 500,000 square feet of office space by 2026.” Please join the movement and share your big bold idea to help build a better communit

Global Climate Strike - Friday, Sept. 20

This September, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Our house is on fire — let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone. Join forces and raise voices with Triangle students, faith communities, and those who care about our planet as millions of us around the world walk out of our homes and workplaces to join young people in the streets for the biggest global climate strike yet! Halifax Mall, 300 N Salisbury Street, Raleigh: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Chapel Hill Climate Strike Start: Friday, September 20, 2019 • 9:00 AM Location:Peace and Justice Plaza • 179 E Franklin St, Ch

Carrboro candidates meet and greet Oct. 3

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties (LWVODC), together with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is sponsoring a Candidate Meet and Greet for those running for the offices of Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Carrboro. The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 3, from 6-8 pm at the Community Room of the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) located on 400 Jones Ferry Rd, Carrboro, NC 27510. The Meet and Greet will begin with the moderator explaining the format and rules of the gathering to the audience, and then introducing the participants. The Mayor and each candidate running for the Board of Alderm

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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