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Watch the Video below for an update on Community Youth Mapping (Summer 2017) and Building a Community Youth Center in Lexington Park

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Keep our communities safe. Fighting for Democracy, is the overarching message “We Are in It Together: Your Vote Counts!”

Souls to the Polls!

Focus on the right to have optimal health outcomes and access to timely, quality, affordable health care.

Work to ensure that every student and student of color graduates ready for college or a career and to be a contributing member of a democracy.

                                 
                         

Sept. 27 - Branch Meeting
- A nominating committee will be elected by the membership at the general meeting for the purpose of electing officers and at-large members of the executive committee.   All members whose memberships are current as of 30 days (August 27, 2018) prior to the meeting may be elected to the Nominating Committee.    Hot Topic:   Free Viewing and discussion of the film “Thirteenth”.  The 13th amendment freed the slaves with the exception of slavery as punishment for a crime. The film explores the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States. (Opening eyes to the pipeline to prison in America)


Election of the Nominating Committee for Branch Elections- 2019-2021

Hot Topic:   Free Viewing and discussion of the film “Thirteenth”.  The 13th amendment freed the slaves with the exception of slavery as punishment for a crime. The film explores the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States. (Opening eyes to the pipeline to prison in America)


Sept 29 - Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser Buy Tickets


Oct. 20 - Freedom Fund Banquet Read more                                           
Oct. 25 -  Branch Meeting - 
There will be a report of the Nominating Committee, receipt of Nominations by Petition, and election of the Election Supervisory Committee. All members whose memberships are current as of April 1st may be nominated   for office or as an at-large member of the Executive Committee. In order to sign a nominating petition, or be elected to the Election Supervisory Committee, a member must be current as of 30 days prior to the October meeting. (September 25, 2018) After all nominations are made, the General Membership shall elect an Election Supervisory Committee consisting of five members of the Branch in good standing, who are not candidates for office or at-large positions on the Executive Committee.


Report of the Nominating Committee, receipt of Nominations by Petition, and election of the Election Supervisory Committee for  2019-2021 Branch Elecions


Hot Topic:  Voter Education: “Let’s Talk Issues” (NAACP Platform for Political Action- What we are for or against in the 2018 election and beyond!)


October 28- Souls to the Polls Sunday -   Vote Early with #7025 -  Hollywood  Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall : 24801 Three Notch Rd, Hollywood, MD 20636-   2:00 p.m. Gather with #7025 for fellowship and a Unity Walk to Vote Early!
 
Nov. 29  -  Branch Elections 

The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the Lexington Park Library., 5529, 21677 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Blvd, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Polls will open from   4:30- 7:30 to vote. In order to vote in a Branch election, one must be a member in good standing of the Branch 30 days prior to the election. (October 29)  A form of identification is required. Should a run-off election be necessary, that election shall occur on December 10, 2018 from 3:30-4:30 at Dominion Apostolic Church, 21600 Great Mills Rd Suite 300, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Run-off elections shall be conducted not less than ten (10) after the original election.

Hot Topic: “Know the Data- Find Solutions” (Diversity & Inclusion in Our Schools) -   Speaker: Dr. Scott Smith, Superintendent of St. Mary’s County Public Schools
 
Dec 14  -  Annual Meeting- Country Inn and Suite –
Doors Open at 6:00-  6:00-6:30-  New Members Reception -  Dinner 6:30- 7:30-  7:30- Meeting & Installation of New Officers -We look forward to your participating in these events.