Long Beach NAACP
Today, The NAACP is the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the world. As in other regions, the Long Beach chapter continues to focus on increasing voter empowerment, educational excellence and individual responsibility, thus creating an infrastructure for economic and social development and new effective ways to develop young leaders.
Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert
On Sunday, June 12, 2016, Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert will present to the Long Beach Branch of the NAACP information about his court diversion programs.
The presentation will be made during the NAACP General Membership meeting starting at 3:00 p.m.
The Long Beach Branch NAACP, Youth & College Chapters, and LB Deltas, in conjunction with NCNW, 100 Black Men of Long Beach, Central Area Association invites the community to the 2016 Meet/Greet the Candidates Running for Office for Long Beach School Board areas 2 and 4, City Council Districts 2, 4, 6, and 8, Long Beach Community College Trustees areas 2 and 4 on Sunday, March 20, 2016.
The Long Beach Branch NAACP is proud to provide toys for underprivileged children of the Long Beach community. The Santa Visit and Toy Giveaway will take place this weekend at Ernest McBride Sr. Park. This is an invitation only event.
Mayor Robert Garcia and 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews
Mayor Robert Garcia and Councilman Dee Andrews will be recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the Long Beach Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), at City Council, at 5:00 pm, today, Tuesday, November 17, 2015.
Long Beach Branch NAACP will turn 75 years old. The Branch was founded in 1940 by Ernest McBride, Sr., Lillie Grigsby, Zelma Lipscomb and other community activists. Immediately after the branch was chartered, they launched efforts to remove barriers of racial discrimination in housing, education, and employment.
The LB Branch NAACP is receiving a 2015 Thalheimer Award on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the NAACP National Convention which is held from July 11-15, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Each year, during the NAACP Convention, the Thalheimer Awards are given to branches for their excellence in the areas of Programs and Publication.
Long Beach Branch NAACP 2015 ACT-SO Gold Medalists are Krystal Ball, Long Beach Poly High School, 12th Grade, Short Story & Original Essay, Neyah Barbee, Long Beach Poly High School, 12th Grade, Painting & Poetry, Camille Burrus, Mayfair High School, 11th Grade, Drawing, Daylon Flewelen, Paramount High School, 9th Grade, Instrumental Contemporary Music, Holly Dorielle, Millikan High School, 11th Grade, Instrumental Classical Music, Faith Matovu, Long Beach Poly High School, 12th Grade, Vocal Contemporary Music, Prince Mays, Millikan High School, 11th Grade, Oratory, Diane McMillan, Culver City High School, 12th Grade, Dramatics, Caleb Smith, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, 12th Grade, Biology.
The Long Beach Branch NAACP and Keesal, Young & Logan Law Firm host the 15th Annual Law Day. The Program takes place April 29, 2015 at the Law Firm of Keesal, Young & Logan. The program has five components: Law Day study guide for students, other legal career and law material; mentoring and meet a lawyer; courthouse and law school visitations.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook
Councilman Dee Andrews will be bringing forward an agenda item at Tuesday, October 7th, at City Council meeting, for City Council to consider naming a park in the 6th District, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Freedom Park.
Naomi Rainey, President of the Long Beach Branch NAACP, and Keesal, Young & Logan Law Firm are proud to announce the 14th Annual Law Day Project and the theme is “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters” This invitational Law Day Program will be held at the law office of Keesal, Young & Logan on Wednesday April 30, 2014.