Oct
1
12:00 PM12:00

Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committee

The committee on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs shall: seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community; study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community; receive, act on and, at times, refer all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination.

The committee meets the 1st Monday of each month via conference call.

W. Clyde Lemon, Esq. is the chair.

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Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Education Committee

The Committee on Education shall: seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education; study local educational conditions affecting minority groups to include drop-out rate, school funding, teacher certification; investigate the public school system and school zoning; familiarize itself with textbook educational content and for racially derogatory material content; seek to stimulate school attendance; keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found; investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices; promote parental involvement in education; Monitor school board activity and report to the Executive Committee; and aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of the Association.

The Education Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month via conference call.

Carolyn Evans-Shabazz is the chair.

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Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Young Adult Committee (YAC)

YAC members are ages 21-40.  The committee supports all branch activities; works with the Membership Committee to stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicits memberships of 21-40 years of age; establishes and maintains a mentorship program to serve as a support bridge from Youth and College to Branch participation; provides networking and social opportunities for young adults within the NAACP and the Houston community; encourages the participation of young adults in all activities and leadership within the Branch; and participates in the branch’s voter empowerment program.

YAC meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the branch office or a predetermined location.

Cha'mira Keener is the YAC Chair

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Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

WIN Committee Meeting

WIN (Women in the NAACP) serves as an advocacy vehicle for social, economic, political, educational and health and welfare issues affecting women.  Membership is $10 annually to members of the Houston Branch.  Sylvia Donahue is the committee chair.

Meeting location is either at the branch or via conference call.

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Legal Redress Clinic
Oct
20
9:00 AM09:00

Legal Redress Clinic

Need legal help or advise?  Come to the Legal Redress Clinic on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9am - 2pm.  Attorney and legal professionals will be on hand to help address you legal matters or concerns.  No appointment needed - first come first served.

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Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Youth Works

The Youth Work Committee develops and coordinates  programs and activities consistent with the Association's policies and mission for youth groups.

This committee meets the 3rd Saturday of each month and is led by  the youth advisor Avelina Holmes.

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Homes for Christmas Home Buyer Education
Oct
20
5:30 PM17:30

Homes for Christmas Home Buyer Education

Thank you for your interest in the Home Buyer Education Program. The classes are 6 hours each. They are being offered in either two 3-hour week night classes or one 6-hour Saturday class. You only need to complete one session (6 hours total).

Please sign up her for the session dates that best fit your schedule. If you prefer the evening sessions you must select both 3-hour sessions in one month to complete the course.

Any questions can be directed to Belinda Everette via email: housing@naacphouston.org or call 713-526-3389.

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Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committee

The committee on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs shall: seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community; study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community; receive, act on and, at times, refer all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination.

The committee meets the 1st Monday of each month via conference call.

W. Clyde Lemon, Esq. is the chair.

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Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Education Committee

The Committee on Education shall: seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education; study local educational conditions affecting minority groups to include drop-out rate, school funding, teacher certification; investigate the public school system and school zoning; familiarize itself with textbook educational content and for racially derogatory material content; seek to stimulate school attendance; keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found; investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices; promote parental involvement in education; Monitor school board activity and report to the Executive Committee; and aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of the Association.

The Education Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month via conference call.

Carolyn Evans-Shabazz is the chair.

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Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

WIN Committee Meeting

WIN (Women in the NAACP) serves as an advocacy vehicle for social, economic, political, educational and health and welfare issues affecting women.  Membership is $10 annually to members of the Houston Branch.  Sylvia Donahue is the committee chair.

Meeting location is either at the branch or via conference call.

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Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Young Adult Committee (YAC)

YAC members are ages 21-40.  The committee supports all branch activities; works with the Membership Committee to stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicits memberships of 21-40 years of age; establishes and maintains a mentorship program to serve as a support bridge from Youth and College to Branch participation; provides networking and social opportunities for young adults within the NAACP and the Houston community; encourages the participation of young adults in all activities and leadership within the Branch; and participates in the branch’s voter empowerment program.

YAC meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the branch office or a predetermined location.

Cha'mira Keener is the YAC Chair

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Legal Redress Clinic
Nov
17
9:00 AM09:00

Legal Redress Clinic

Need legal help or advise?  Come to the Legal Redress Clinic on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9am - 2pm.  Attorney and legal professionals will be on hand to help address you legal matters or concerns.  No appointment needed - first come first served.

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Nov
17
2:00 PM14:00

Youth Works

The Youth Work Committee develops and coordinates  programs and activities consistent with the Association's policies and mission for youth groups.

This committee meets the 3rd Saturday of each month and is led by  the youth advisor Avelina Holmes.

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Dec
3
12:00 PM12:00

Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committee

The committee on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs shall: seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community; study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community; receive, act on and, at times, refer all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination.

The committee meets the 1st Monday of each month via conference call.

W. Clyde Lemon, Esq. is the chair.

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Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

Education Committee

The Committee on Education shall: seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education; study local educational conditions affecting minority groups to include drop-out rate, school funding, teacher certification; investigate the public school system and school zoning; familiarize itself with textbook educational content and for racially derogatory material content; seek to stimulate school attendance; keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found; investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices; promote parental involvement in education; Monitor school board activity and report to the Executive Committee; and aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of the Association.

The Education Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month via conference call.

Carolyn Evans-Shabazz is the chair.

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Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Young Adult Committee (YAC)

YAC members are ages 21-40.  The committee supports all branch activities; works with the Membership Committee to stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicits memberships of 21-40 years of age; establishes and maintains a mentorship program to serve as a support bridge from Youth and College to Branch participation; provides networking and social opportunities for young adults within the NAACP and the Houston community; encourages the participation of young adults in all activities and leadership within the Branch; and participates in the branch’s voter empowerment program.

YAC meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the branch office or a predetermined location.

Cha'mira Keener is the YAC Chair

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Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

WIN Committee Meeting

WIN (Women in the NAACP) serves as an advocacy vehicle for social, economic, political, educational and health and welfare issues affecting women.  Membership is $10 annually to members of the Houston Branch.  Sylvia Donahue is the committee chair.

Meeting location is either at the branch or via conference call.

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Dec
15
9:00 AM09:00

Legal Redress Clinic

Need legal help or advise?  Come to the Legal Redress Clinic on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9am - 2pm.  Attorney and legal professionals will be on hand to help address you legal matters or concerns.  No appointment needed - first come first served.

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Dec
15
2:00 PM14:00

Youth Works

The Youth Work Committee develops and coordinates  programs and activities consistent with the Association's policies and mission for youth groups.

This committee meets the 3rd Saturday of each month and is led by  the youth advisor Avelina Holmes.

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Legal Redress Clinic
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

Legal Redress Clinic

Need legal help or advise?  Come to the Legal Redress Clinic on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9am - 2pm.  Attorney and legal professionals will be on hand to help address you legal matters or concerns.  No appointment needed - first come first served.

 

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Sep
15
2:00 PM14:00

Youth Works

The Youth Work Committee develops and coordinates  programs and activities consistent with the Association's policies and mission for youth groups.

This committee meets the 3rd Saturday of each month and is led by  the youth advisor Avelina Holmes.

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Homes for Christmas Home Buyer Education
Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

Homes for Christmas Home Buyer Education

Thank you for your interest in the Home Buyer Education Program. The classes are 6 hours each. They are being offered in either two 3-hour week night classes or one 6-hour Saturday class. You only need to complete one session (6 hours total).

Please sign up her for the session dates that best fit your schedule. If you prefer the evening sessions you must select both 3-hour sessions in one month to complete the course.

Any questions can be directed to Belinda Everette via email: housing@naacphouston.org or call 713-526-3389.

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Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

WIN Committee Meeting

WIN (Women in the NAACP) serves as an advocacy vehicle for social, economic, political, educational and health and welfare issues affecting women.  Membership is $10 annually to members of the Houston Branch.  Sylvia Donahue is the committee chair.

Meeting location is either at the branch or via conference call.

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Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

Young Adult Committee (YAC)

YAC members are ages 21-40.  The committee supports all branch activities; works with the Membership Committee to stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicits memberships of 21-40 years of age; establishes and maintains a mentorship program to serve as a support bridge from Youth and College to Branch participation; provides networking and social opportunities for young adults within the NAACP and the Houston community; encourages the participation of young adults in all activities and leadership within the Branch; and participates in the branch’s voter empowerment program.

YAC meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the branch office or a predetermined location.

Cha'mira Keener is the YAC Chair

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Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Education Committee

The Committee on Education shall: seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education; study local educational conditions affecting minority groups to include drop-out rate, school funding, teacher certification; investigate the public school system and school zoning; familiarize itself with textbook educational content and for racially derogatory material content; seek to stimulate school attendance; keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found; investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices; promote parental involvement in education; Monitor school board activity and report to the Executive Committee; and aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of the Association.

The Education Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of the month via conference call.

Carolyn Evans-Shabazz is the chair.

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LABOR and INDUSTRY
Aug
21
11:30 AM11:30

LABOR and INDUSTRY

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The Labor and Industry Committee shall seek ways to improve the economic status of minority groups by:

1.   Working to eliminate discriminatory employment practices in industry and government, wage differentials based on race, unequal opportunities for training and promotion, unfair dismissals

2.   Encouraging greater participation in the trade union movement

3.   Working to  end discriminatory practices in labor unions

4.   Working for improved opportunities in vocational and apprenticeship training.

5.   Working with labor to promote civic engagement.

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YOUTH WORK
Aug
18
2:00 PM14:00

YOUTH WORK

The Committee on youth Work shall consist of the Youth Council(s) Advisor(s), the Youth Council(s) President(s), and five (5) persons appointed by the Branch President.

1.   The Youth Council Advisor shall chair the committee.

2.   The Youth Work Committee shall develop and coordinate the programs and activities consistent with the Association's policies and mission for youth groups

3.   The Committee shall turn the names, addresses and membership dues of youth solicited by the Branch over to the appropriate National office recognized youth group, if any, in their community

 

If there is no local youth group recognized by the National Office, the Branch must, upon receipt of twenty-five (25) youth memberships, apply to the National Office for a Youth Charter and organize the appropriate youth group.

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LEGAL REDRESS COMMITTEE
Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

LEGAL REDRESS COMMITTEE

The Committee on Legal Redress shall:

1.  Investigate all cases reported to the branch

2.  Supervise  all litigation in which the Branch is involved

Keep the National Office and Branch informed on the progress of every case. It shall not give general legal advice.

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YOUNG ADULT COMMITTEE
Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

YOUNG ADULT COMMITTEE

The Young Adult Committee shall consist of Branch members

ages 21-40:

 

1. Support all branch activities

2. Work with the Membership Committee to stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicit memberships of 21-40 years of age

3. Establish and maintain a mentorship program to serve as a support bridge from Youth and College to Branch participation

4. Provide networking and social opportunities for young adults within the NAACP and the Houston community

5. Encourage the participation of young adults in all activities and

       leadership within the Branch

6. Participate in the branch’s voter empowerment program

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Aug
13
7:00 PM19:00

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Committee on Economic Development shall implement local efforts and support national programs to preserve and expand economic empowerment among African-Americans and other communities of color by:

1.   Researching and establishing relationships with private and public entities;

2.   Supporting the work of the National Office in monitoring the progress and activity of private and public entities designated by national programs;

3.   Implementing local efforts to promote the growth of business ownership; and

4.   Increasing employment and job creation;

Encouraging business development and home ownership

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WIN (WOMEN IN THE NAACP)
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

WIN (WOMEN IN THE NAACP)

The WIN Committee is preparing for it's Centennial Fashion Show - "Tipping Our Hats to 100 Years of Advocacy" for the NAACP Houston Branch!  Join us for this fun, stylish walk on the red carpet as we preview the latest fashions from some of Houston's best designers.

Sunday, August 26th 3pm at the Emancipation Cultural Center

Watch for more details.

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ARMED SERVICE and VETERANS’ AFFAIRS Conference Call
Aug
6
12:00 PM12:00

ARMED SERVICE and VETERANS’ AFFAIRS Conference Call

The committee on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs shall:

1.      Seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community

2.      Study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community

3.      Receive, act on and, at times, refer all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination.

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