Tag: NAACP

YWCA Child Advocacy Award presented to NAACP Youth Council advisor

YWCA Child Advocacy Award presented to NAACP Youth Council advisor

| October 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Week Without Violence, held annually during the third week in October, is a global YWCA campaign created to mobilize people in communities across the United States and the World to take action against all forms of violence, wherever it occurs. Each year, YWCAs around the globe host local events and create public dialogue about […]

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NAACP candidate interviews scheduled for Oct. 15

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—John Ellis, chair of the Nomination Committee of  the Fort Wayne/Allen County NAACP Nomination Committee will be holding candidate interviews from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Downtown Public Library for anyone interested in being considered for nomination as an officer or at-large member of the Executive Committee. The Nominating Committee […]

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Local NAACP explains details, procedures for upcoming election

| September 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch 3049 recently released details of procedures and eligibility requirements for the organization’s upcoming executive committee and officer election. The following is the organization’s public release of that information:   Announcement of NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch 3049 General Membership meetings and procedures for election of officers and at-large […]

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NAACP identity erased from local Chalk Walk

NAACP identity erased from local Chalk Walk

| July 24, 2014

By Chasiti Fall “If you don’t know where you have been you are not able to recognize where you are and definitely do not see where you are going.”—Dexterity 7 FORT WAYNE—The city was in a festive mood last week with lots of activities during the Summit City’s renowned Three Rivers Festival as well as […]

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Local NAACP president: Collective bargaining part of right to democratic process

Local NAACP president: Collective bargaining part of right to democratic process

| June 26, 2014

Urges City Council members to support mayor’s veto Dear Council Members: I’ve spent a great deal of time researching all I could find regarding collective bargaining and I’ve listened intently to your conversations and studied over the material, what little there is, of what has been presented locally on the topic. And, while I thoroughly […]

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Rotary Club of Fort Wayne joins NAACP Youth Council to Install a Little Free Library

| June 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE—At 12 noon, June 21, the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne and the NAACP Youth Council are scheduled dedicate a Little Free Library in front of the Unity Barbershop at 921 E. Pontiac Street (corner of John and Pontiac) to serve the youth in the Renaissance Pointe neighborhood. The dedication of the Little Free […]

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NAACP presidential selection process again mired in controversy

NAACP presidential selection process again mired in controversy

| June 3, 2014

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)—A search firm hired by the NAACP ranked the Rev. Frederick D. Haynes III, senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas,  as the top candidate five years ago to become president and CEO of the NAACP. But Haynes wasn’t the favorite of Julian Bond, then chairman […]

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L.A. head of NAACP resigns in wake of Sterling scandal – latimes.com

L.A. head of NAACP resigns in wake of Sterling scandal – latimes.com

| May 1, 2014

In some of our commentary on this issue a few days ago, we talked about how a number of organizations have found themselves mired in controversy and allegations of conflicts of interest by taking money from people and organizations that have a history of violating the principles of the organization to which they are giving. […]

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NAACP women to host Black History Month Brunch

NAACP women to host Black History Month Brunch

| February 3, 2014

The Women in NAACP chapter of the Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of the NAACP is scheduled to host the Annual Black History Month Brunch on Feb. 22.

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The power of our shared vision and partnership

The power of our shared vision and partnership

| November 19, 2013

By Benjamin Jealous—Two decades ago, as a young organizer in Mississippi, I learned that there are only two types of temporal power: organized people and organized money.

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