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NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference 87th Annual Convention (Virtual)

The Virtual 87th Annual Pennsylvania State Conference Convention will be held Friday, October 22, and Saturday, October 23, 2021. Theme: The Faith, The Fight, The Foundation

As always, the State Convention will consist of both public forums as well as two legislative plenary sessions as required by the National Bylaws. The two legislative plenary sessions are designated for delegate participation only. The rest of the sessions include all participants. It has been decided that there will be no fee for non-delegates; however, there will be a delegate fee of $15.00 for each delegate registered.

Registration Information

For additional information go to NAACP PA State Conference

Black Women Lead

Watch Black Women Lead

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

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.

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NAACP to Present Historic Spingarn Medal to Regenerative Engineering Pioneer Cato T. Laurencin, MD, Ph.D., at 112th Annual Convention

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.