Get out the vote! (While staying in.)

Election 2020 GOTV! The state and national NAACP are planning engagement programs for voter registration, vote by mail education and GOTV activities. These will include postcard writing -- very cool postcards -- phone banking and texting programs. Yes, it is a Covid campaign and we will need ALL of you to participate if we are to hit our goals. I am asking everyone to dig deep and send me an email addressing the following. I will commit ___ hours a week. I will write postcards. I will make phone calls to infrequent voters-remember they can't see you when you call I will text voters to share important information about this election I will take a leadership role in one of the above areas. Ema

Let’s chart Chapel Hill’s future

Join the Virtual Conversation on July 13th The Town of Chapel Hill continues the journey to chart a new course and to think about the future of our town. Please assist the town in completing this first phase of the Charting Our Future Project by commenting on online maps (https://chartingourfuture.konveio.com), which indicate how the Town may grow and develop to the year 2049. If you would prefer, you may also call 919-408-7661 to provide input and/or to ask questions about the Charting Our Future Project. With this project, the town is seeking diverse participation and asking for your assistance with outreach. Therefore, please help them to reach as many members of our community as possible

New committee: Environmental and Climate Justice

Meet the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP’s newest standing committee.The Environmental and Climate Justice Committee is up and running and inviting interested members to join with us. Environmental injustice, including the proliferation of climate change, has a disproportionate impact on communities of color and low income communities in the United States and around the world. The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program was created to support community leadership in addressing this human and civil rights issue. In the past, and to some extent still now, when people think of environmentalism, they often think of saving the whales or hugging trees! Environmental injustice is about people in

NAACP branches come together to present agenda on transforming law enforcement

In response to America’s recent string of notorious police killings, four area National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) branches presented a six-point agenda for transforming law enforcement to top representatives of North Carolina’s Prosecutorial District 18 (which covers Orange and Chatham counties) on Wednesday and will host a virtual community-wide town hall meeting on police reforms Saturday, June 27, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday's virtual meeting with the police chiefs of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Mebane and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), along with Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood and Orange-Chatham County District Attor

This is America: A message from NAACP president Derrick Johnson

“It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” - James Baldwin Friend, Our oppression has reached its boiling point. The uprisings we’re witnessing in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, New York, Oakland, Washington D.C. and many other cities across the U.S. are a direct consequence of the racism, bigotry, violence, and subjugation against Black people that has festered in this country for far too long. The murder of George Floyd, and the subsequent lack of accountability by the police, has set into motion what can only be described as a moment of reckoning for our nation’s conscience. How we become the land of the fre

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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