The NAACP San Diego Branch, founded in 1919 and dedicated to the Civil Rights of all persons and eliminating race-based discrimination, is looking for leaders who would like to serve their communities through advocacy.
We are looking for individuals who want to inform, connect, and empower our membership, so that we are a strong, vibrant organization, run from the grass roots on up.
We expect all applicants to:
Be committed to the cause of Civil Rights
Be members of the NAACP San Diego Branch (join today)
Live or work in the greater San Diego area, south of the 56 Freeway
We are seeking people who would like to serve in the following capacities as specified in our bylaws:
Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs Chair
Communications, Press and Publicity Chair
Community Coordination Chair
Criminal Justice Chair
Economic Development Chair
Environment and Climate Justice Chair
Freedom Fund Chair
Labor & Industry Chair
Legal Redress Chair
Membership and Life Membership Chair
Political Action Chair
Young Adult Chair
Our bylaws give the duties of each of these committees in a paragraph or so starting on page 38 (the Secretary is on page 34.) We invite you to read the relevant section of the bylaws and then fill out a brief application form.
We are also looking to recruit enthusiastic, outgoing people as Social Media Contributors to take the Branch’s social media presence to the next level.
If you feel you are qualified to provide leadership in these areas, please fill out our brief application form.
We will contact everyone who applies.
Thank you for your interest in service with the NAACP San Diego Branch, and for whatever work you do, with us or with others, to help our Community thrive.
Join ACT-SO and Rosanne Rademaker from UCSD for a fascinating exploration of how our brains perceive the world and act on information, and how we know what we know about how they work.
We know this presentation will inspire budding scientists, but it also raises important questions about perception and reality that have fascinating implications for artists, writers, and anyone who cares about our community and human wellbeing.
There is an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Expo happening at the Jacobs Center on January 19th, from 2-6pm. Join the ACT-SO crew for (free) lunch, then head on over to the Expo and see what these historic educational institutions have to offer.
We are having lunch from Burros & Fries from 12-2pm in Room 389. Don’t worry if you don’t have a ticket, we have plenty of food.
The ACT-SO crew when to visit Black Xpression!, the Friday night performance event featuring open mic performances by African-Americans. Then of us went, including a member of the committee, one of our judges, several students and their parents.
We look forward to many more ACT-SO outings in the coming months, include a movie night, a tour of the Salk Institute, a lecture/demonstration on neuroscience, and much more.
ACT-SO is the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Scientific, Technological and Scientific Olympics for African-American high school students. If you have talent and want to show it off, sign up with us today! Or, if you would like to see African-American students succeed, sign up to help out.
At tonight’s General Membership Meeting, we have four agenda items:
Upcoming branch elections
Matter concerning the Superior Court
Captain Penner of the El Cajon California Highway Patrol (CHP) will talk briefly about “What the El Cajon California Highway Patrol can do to improve trust with the public” and will answer questions that the membership may have.
See you tonight at 6pm, at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave!
ACT-SO invited participants and friends to join a tour of Casa del Rey Moro, a museum dedicated to the history of African peoples. After the tour, we had pizza and snacks in the park in the center of Historic Old Town San Diego. Here’s a little taste of what we did: