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Advocate for smarter, results-based criminal justice policies to keep our communities safe.
Fighting for Democracy, is the overarching message “We Are in It Together: Your Vote Counts!”
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.
February 22 - Black History Month Program NAACP on the Move- Our monthly business meeting will be suspended to co-sponsor and attend a program to honor Sheriff Joe Lee Somerville, a son of St. Mary's County. Co-sponsors are St. Mary's County Sheriff's Dept., the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions and the St. Mary's County Branch NAACP 7025. Sheriff Joe Lee Somerville of Loveville, MD is the first African American sheriff to be elected in St. Mary's County, the first elected African American county sheriff in Maryland and the eighth in the United States. It will be held at the Elks Lodge 45779 Fire Dept. Ln, California, MD 20619 at 6:30. Tickets for the event are $20.00. (Ticket information Glenda.Thompson@stmarysmd.com 301-475-4200 ext. *2250
March 15 - The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Women’s History Month Banquet. Theme: Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, California, Maryland
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6:00 p.m. For details on nominating a Woman of the Year or a Woman of Tomorrow. Read more.
NAACP President, Dr. Janice Walthour will be receiving the annual Life Time Achievement Award at this banquet.
Calling NAACP members to come support, President Walthour and help the Women’s Commission fund the Jane Hale Sypher Scholarship.
March 29 - NAACP on the Move Branch Mtg. 6:30 The Gateways 21155 Lexwood Drive, Suite C Lexington Park, MD 20653 Topic: Equity in Education: “Knowing the Data and Finding Solutions”– Update from Dr. Scott Smith, Superintendent St. Mary’s County Public Schools & staff- Re: Eliminating the Achievement Gap, Evening High School, Diversity in Staffing , Diversity in Pathways Programs: Disaggregated Discipline Data, ( Racial Issues & Civility in our schools) e.g. Status of Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Hate Free Schools Coalition/Hate Free School Zones
St. Mary’s County Branch NAACP Unit # 7025
PO Box 189 Lexington Park MD 20653
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