The First Chartered Branch of the NAACP | Established, 1911

 

CONVENTION UPDATES (UPDATED JULY 27th)

 

On Monday, July 27, 2020 we received the following schedule update from the National office, please visit the National NAACP Convention website for scheduling information.  The National Convention will be held virtually beginning August 2nd with Arts & Culture. Events are FREE and open to the public.

 

We know many were looking forward to the convention being in Boston this summer.  We heard you and have planned the following local schedule of events.  It is significantly pared down due to the COVID-19 public health pandemic.  

The schedule is still in formation and as additional events are placed on the calendar, we will update here.


NAACP BOSTON FREEDOM WEEKEND

July 31st 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drive-in Soul Music Concert

Support local artists and businesses. 

The concert is FREE! To maintain COVID-19 safety precautions, the number of vehicles are limited and attendess must remain in their vehicles.

We will livestream the event to a broader audience.


In partnership with the City of Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the University of Massachusetts.




August 1st 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NAACP Boston Branch Day of Action & Service

We have both virtual ( Census and Voting Awareness phone banking) and in-person (Neighborhood beautification, Boston Public Schools support, Food Banking, Voter Education) volunteer opportunities.  The in-person volunteer opportunities will be in Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, & Hyde Park.

  

In partnership with the City of Boston, Boston Public Schools, MassVOTE & Local Organizational Partners




FREEDOM MOVEMENT: The Next Generation

 

August 2nd September 1st  

NAACP Boston Branch Virtual Innovation Academy

Tuesdays 4:15pm-6:15 pm

in partnership with Commonwealth of MA DCR & Street2Ivy

 

Our mission is simple, smart, and solutions-oriented - to empower aspiring change makes with the resources to harness their creativity and imaginations to take their success to the next level.

 

The Innovation Academy 2020 youth program, called Compete by Design offers an amazing opportunity to empower communities the NAACP serves with the resources necessary to establish small businesses by removing the common barriers to entry. The academy will accomplish this by introducing participants to University and Master Class quality content, tools and strategies around design thinking, innovation and new business start-up. Specifically, participants. In the course will complete the following Virtual, Fast-Paced, Interactive Sessions (over the course of 5 weeks).

 

THIS IS A FREE PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS.


NATIONAL ACT-SO YOUTH COMPETITION


August 12-14th (various times)

National ACT-SO Competition- support Boston youth competitors; competition schedule TBD


August 15th 3:00 pm- 7:00 pm

National ACT-SO Awards Ceremony



NAACP BOSTON FREEDOM WEEK: When We Fight, We Win (September 2020)

 

September 2020

NAACP Boston Branch Senior Silver Lining Luncheon (delivered to select senior buildings only.)

 

September 2020

NAACP Boston Branch: Boston Leadership Perspectives Roundtable

Localized virtual discussion on the topics discussed at national level (economic, health, education, policing, civic engagement)

 

 

September 2020

NAACP Boston Branch: Women in Movement Leadership Perspectives Roundtable

 

September 2020

NAACP Boston Branch: Young Adult Perspectives Roundtable

Localized virtual discussion on the topics discussed at national level (economic, health, policing, education, civic engagement)

 

 

 

September 2020

NAACP Boston Branch: Youth Perspectives Roundtable

Localized virtual discussion on the topics discussed at national level (economic, health, education, policing, civic engagement)

 

 

September 2020

NAACP Boston Branch: Faith & Civil Rights Perspectives Roundtable

 

 

 

 

The Black Pages of New England Convention Edition: click here to be included

 

 

Membership

We also encourage you to join us for a meeting and by becoming a member.  Membership is the lifeblood of our movement.  Join us!

 

For as much as we may share on this site, our membership will always receive the most up to date information and access to opportuntiies through our monthly meetings.
 

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CONTACT INFORMATION


MAILING ADDRESS:

PO BOX 301779, BOSTON, MA 02130


PHONE: 
617.427.9494


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