Branch announces NAACP Learning Bridge Program

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Education Committee is inviting organizations to partner with us in our efforts to close the opportunity gap for students of color in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS), which is likely to grow even wider as a result of recent and indefinite school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our plan is to establish the NAACP Learning Bridge Program to address racial opportunity gaps in CHCCS, especially during COVID-19 and its aftermath. Our initial objectives are to work with the schools and other key stakeholders to identify students of color in two housing communities (Elliott Woods and Chase Park) who could benefit from special learning support throu

Medicare for All Coalition Day of Action and Digital Rally

A diverse group of organizations, including the NC NAACP have partnered together to launch a statewide Medicare For All Coalition. Find out more about the Coalition (www.ncm4a.com) here, and sign up for our inaugural digital rally (https://bit.ly/ncm4a_rally) featuring Insurance Executive turned Whistleblower, Wendell Potter, and the NC NAACP Health and Wellness Chair Dr. Rev. Rodney Sadler, and others. ***Join the NCM4A’s Day of Action on 5/29/2020, call your Representatives at 202-224-3121 to urge them to pass the Healthcare Emergency Guarantee Act, between Noon and 3 pm, and then join us for a Tweetstorm from 3-4 pm. You can also sign on to our letter of demands: https://www.ncm4a.com/cam

Business as usual may cost us our lives

If the past week has proven anything, it’s that we can’t leave anything up to chance. Just 7 days ago, we launched the #WeAreDoneDying movement and the public response has been extraordinary. Because of your support, thousands of people have been motivated to take a stance in their communities and fight for the protection of African American people. We’ve seen the first steps toward justice in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, and organizers across the country are calling attention to the unjust killing of Sean Reed in Indianapolis and Breonna Taylor in Kentucky. For a minute there, at the dreadful start of the national crisis, it looked like we were all in this together. And then we weren't. O

A thank you from FLOC

The branch received this email following our recent $500 donation in support of FLOC: Hi to you wonderful contributors to FLOC’s efforts to protect its farmworker members from COVID-19 risks in their labor camps and in the fields. And, if you haven’t yet contributed, there’s still a big need …. and still time …. to support farmworkers. Please excuse this blanket thank-you letter to all of you contributors. Some of you contributed financially (around $3K from NC), some of you have created masks, some have collected and contributed masks and other PPE supplies, some have driven supplies out to FLOC’s Dudley office. Most contributed as individuals, but thanks to the solidarity showing by such

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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.

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