Long Beach NAACP Invites Community Input On 2012 Proposed City Budget

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Finding your Ancestors and developing your Family Tree.At the Long Beach Branch NAACP General Membership Meeting on Sunday, the Community can give input regarding the 2012 proposed budget. The process for Community Input will be explained by Long Beach City Manager staff member, John Gross, Director of Financial Management. This will be one of the main agenda items of the meeting. The City’s 2012 purposed budget summaries and Community Input Opportunities sheets will be available. The purpose for this meeting is to give the community an opportunity to become informed and to give their input and participate in the budget process of the City of Long Beach. Our City Budget impacts every citizen in Long Beach.

2011 NAACP National Convention Delegate from Long Beach Branch NAACP will give their reports. The Convention theme was “Affirming America’s Promise”. The branch’s Health Committee will conduct health screenings. Rachel Plotkin, RN, DrHSc, MSN/MSHCA, PHN, Community Outreach, Community Benefits, and Advocacy, St. Mary Medical Center is the Chair of Health.

This meeting will be held Sunday, August 21, 2011 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm at Ernest McBride, Sr. Park, 1550 Martin Luther King Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90812. THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed in 1909 by a group of black and white citizens, in response to injustice that many Americans confronted solely because of race. Today, the NAACP, the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the world, continues to focus major efforts at 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. The NAACP is non-partisan.

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