Please join our local branch and our active committees working for change locally in Education, Economic Development, Legal Redress, Political Action and ACTSO. We encourage your participation. We need your help! Others are joining the struggle to invoke change in Champaign County and across our Nation. Please read one new members story. Thank you.
NAACP would like thank Lee Ann Kelly for presenting on Champaign-Urbana Cradle to Career (CUC2C).
More information on CUC2C is below.
Just a reminder: Our monthly meeting will be held today, Thursday, Septemer 5, 2013 at the Champaign Public Library in the Robeson Pavillion Room A at 7:15pm.
The August Champaign County NAACP General Body meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 1st,7:15pm at the Champaign Public Library, Robeson Pavillion Room A.
Our Special Guest Mr. Durl Kruse will speak regarding the recent IDOT Traffic Stop Data
Greetings all from Nicole Anderson Cobb!
I hope this message reaches you well. I am writing to invite you to participate in our local Justice for Trayvon rallies.
The Champaign County NAACP, CU Citizens for Peace and Justice, National Council of African American Men, Citizens with Convictions, NorthEnd Breakfast Club, Sisternet, Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV), AON, CCAD, along with many other concerned citizens, will join the National Social Justice movement lead by the National Action Network on Saturday, July 20th (tomorrow) to march for Justice for Trayvon Martin, civil rights, equality, and the end of institutional racism and discrimination perpetrated against people of color.
If you won’t be able to join us in Champaign, check out the link to find rallies in your community OR TO PLAN YOUR OWN: http://nationalactionnetwork.net/events/563/justice-for-trayvon-national-day-of-action-vigils-in-100-cities/
In Champaign county, we will assemble at 10:00 a.m. at Martin Luther King Park in Urbana. From there, we will march to the Urbana Federal Courthouse where a rally will be held from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Check out the following link to map the route for yourselves: Google Maps (more…)