A riveting town hall session built, led by, and featuring Black women. Some may call it magic, but we know the power of Black women is real and resilient. In this space, we will do a deep dive into what matters to Black women and why as it relates to the forward-facing agenda to advance the nation.
Yale Climate Connections: A conversation with the NAACP's Jacqueline Patterson » Yale Climate Connections
For generations, the NAACP has helped advance civil rights and build racial equity in the United States. Today, that work includes tackling climate change and addressing its impacts. Jacqueline Patterson is senior director of the NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program. She says that low-income communities and communities of color are often at the most risk of flooding. And they may have the hardest time recovering afterwards.
Yahoo News: NAACP to Present Historic Spingarn Medal to Regenerative Engineering Pioneer Cato T. Laurencin, MD, Ph.D., at 112th Annual Convention
Honoring his accomplishments in the fields of tissue regeneration, biomaterials science, nanotechnology, and regenerative engineering – a field he founded – Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. will receive the Spingarn Medal at the NAACP’s 112th Annual Convention today. Established in 1914 by the late Joel E. Spingarn, the medal is awarded annually for the highest or noblest achievement by a living African American during the preceding year or years in any honorable field.
Forbes: Misinformation Poses Similar Challenges For Biden Administration And Business Leaders
The website launched by the NAACP as part of their “COVID. KNOW MORE.“ campaign. President and CEO Derrick Johnson said the campaign offers “up-to-date, credible information which empowers individuals to make their own personal decisions about vaccination.”
NAACP: Hey Black America
Our Vice President of Operational Effectiveness and Improvements, Amber N. Thomas, shares all things going on at the NAACP this week. She gives a recap of our 112th Virtual Convention as well as sharing some highlights of our week.
Huffington Post: NAACP Offers To Pay Bail For Texas Democrats Who May Face Arrest Over Voting Protest
The NAACP said it will offer to pay bail for Texas Democrats, who are currently being threatened with arrest for leaving the state in a last-ditch attempt to block Republicans’ state voter suppression bill. “War has been declared on democracy, and we will support anyone who stands up to defend it,” President Derrick Johnson said in a statement. “We are fully invested in good trouble.”
Series 101- How did we get here? The History of racist ideals
Date: July 12, 2021 at 7:00PM to 8:00PM - Free Zoom Webinar
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Series 102- It hurts! Race-Based Stress and Racialized Trauma
Date: July 26, 2021 at 7:00PM to 8:00PM - Free Zoom Webinar
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