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12/01/2018

2018 NAACP Election Results

Greetings to all members, friends and supporters of the NAACP, Thank you for entrusting Lisa, Mrs. Helen, Malcolm, Sheila and yours truly with the duties and responsibilities of the Election Supervisory Committee for our November 24, 2018 NAACP Portland Branch 1120B election. We were honored to create an election environment that represented respect, fairness, and […]

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10/12/2018

Revised AAIDC Focus Group Dates

AFRICAN AMERICAN INITIATIVE DATA COLLECTION Susan G. Komen Oregon & SW Washington REVISED Focus Group Discussions   Greetings: The African American Initiative Data Collection is a culturally-appropriate initiative to facilitatethe reduction of breast cancer mortality in Portland’s African American community. Our team would like to talk with African American breast cancer survivors and those living […]

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09/28/2018

Oregonians for Immigration Reform is a Hate Group: Say NO to Measure 105

At the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. That will be much harder in Oregon if Measure 105 passes. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has designated the group responsible […]

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09/24/2018

Health Committee – 09/20/2018

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09/22/2018

General Meeting – 09/22/2018

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09/15/2018

Biennial Branch Election Scheduled

Biennial elections for officers for Portland Branch 1120B are coming up. Procedures for the Next Three General Membership Meetings September 22, 2018: Election of the Nominating Committee. All members whose memberships are current as of 30 days prior to the meeting date may be elected to the Nominating Committee. October 27, 2018: Report of the […]

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09/15/2018

No on 105 Campaign Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: E.D. Mondainé President NAACP Portland Branch Sept.14, 2018   No on 105 Campaign Launch: NAACP Helping to Protect Anti-Racial Profiling Law   PORTLAND — The local NAACP State-Area Conference is teaming up with Oregonians United Against Profiling to help launch the new No on 105 campaign. The campaign launches on Saturday, […]

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09/15/2018

Statement on Release of Financial Documents

Recently, local Portland media reported on the financial state of the NAACP Portland Branch. These stories were considered newsworthy because former branch president, Jo Ann Hardesty, is a current candidate for Portland City Commissioner, position #2. The initial story was based on public financial reports to the state and federal government. A later story added […]

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08/30/2018

SMART needs volunteer readers!

An organization I care about, SMART (Start Making A Reader Today), is launching a statewide campaign to recruit 1,550 new volunteers by Nov. 1 in order to meet their goal of providing over 11,300 children this year with one-on-one reading support and books to keep and build their personal libraries. SMART Readers spend an hour […]

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