Honor John Lewis by Passing the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

2021-07-17 Re: Honoring John Lewis This Thursday, July 17th, will mark the 1-year anniversary of the death of Representative John Lewis. In San Diego Bay, the Navy will christen the USNS John Lewis in his honor. We are glad that the Navy is naming a ship after Representative Lewis. We hope the christening will spark […]

National Wreaths Across America Day

Wreaths Across America Day will take place at Greenwood Memorial Park, 4300 Imperial Avenue, San Diego 92113. There is no ceremony this year, but we are still laying wreaths on December 16th and 17th the graves of the fallen heroes buried at Greenwood. There are two ways to participate: Donate a wreath (before November 27th). […]

Remember Them this Memorial Day

This year, the Mt Soledad National Veterans Memorial will be honoring Doris “Dorie” Miller, the first African-American Navy Cross recipient. We will never forget nor cease to be grateful for his service and that of all those who have fallen in our service.

Watch: President Honoré Addresses the USS Somerset

On February 13th, NAACP San Diego Branch President Clovis Honoré was invited to address the officers and men of the USS Somerset, an “amphibious transport dock” of the US Navy. Contrary to its rather pedestrian job title, the Somerset is an advanced part not only of the Navy’s ability to support amphibious warfare, but also […]

Service Opportunities

in the NAACP San Diego Branch Executive Committee 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 […]