The First Chartered Branch of the NAACP | Established, 1911

 

CONVENTION UPDATES (UPDATED JULY 21ST)

 

On Monday, July 13, 2020 we received the following schedule update from the National office, please visit the National NAACP Convention website for scheduling information.  National Convention Programming from August 2-6th is 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 paired down due to the COVID-19 public health pandemic.  This 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 @ Bayside Expo Plaza

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. Registration will open on July 23rd.

We will livestream the event to a broader audience.

 

 

 

August 1st 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NAACP Boston Branch Day of Action & Service

Census, Voter Registration/Education, Neighborhood Beautification, & Boston Public Schools support in Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain

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

 

 


NAACP BOSTON FREEDOM WEEK: When We Fight, We Win

 

August 3rd 12 noon

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

 

August 7th 12 noon- 1:00pm

NAACP Boston Branch: Boston Perspectives Roundtable

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

 

 

August 7th 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm

NAACP Boston Branch: Women in Movement Leadership Perspectives Roundtable

 

 

August 9th 4:00 pm- 5:30 pm

NAACP Boston Branch: Faith & Civil Rights Perspectives Roundtable

 

 


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.

 

August 10th 12 noon-1:00 pm

NAACP Boston Branch: Young Adult Perspectives Roundtable

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

 

 

 

 

August 10th 4:00 pm -5:00 pm (tentative)

NAACP Boston Branch: Youth Perspectives Roundtable

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

 

 

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

 

 

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.
 

For meeting information, please click here.
For membership information, please click here.

 

 

 


CONTACT INFORMATION


MAILING ADDRESS:

PO BOX 301779, BOSTON, MA 02130


PHONE: 
617.427.9494


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