May 2, 2019 General Membership Meeting

We met at 6pm, May 2, 2019, in the Community Room at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue. A light meal was provided.

You may view the interactive meeting packet online. The packet now includes the draft minutes.

Or, if you prefer to download the entire packet, you may.

At the start of each meeting, members are asked if they want to “pull” a report for questions or comments. Please feel free to do so–it is your right to ask questions or comment. Like any democracy, the Branch operates best when people exercise their rights.

ACT-SO News

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ACT-SO Honorees!

ACT-SO held its 2018 Showcase on April 21st.  Five students competed, winning the following honors:   Ms Jor’Denay Collier, Gold (for her performance of “MR DRUG DEALER”) and Silver (for her poem “12:06 am”)   Ms Sydney Kelly, Bronze (for her performance of “BLACK”) and Honorable Mention (for her poem …

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Jor’Denay Brings Down the House

Our San Diego Gold Winner, Jor’Denay Collier, brought the house down at the 40th NAACP ACT-SO Awards in San Antonio.  She was the final performer of the competition.  Her performance was better even than she displayed in San Diego!  We may be biased, but we thought she was magnificent! Jor’Denay …

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The 40th Annual ACT-SO Competition

The ACT-SO team had a great time at the awards.  It was amazing to see so many African-Americans gathered in one place not to discuss issues or problems, but simply to celebrate the magnificence of African-American youth. Our local Gold medallist, Jor’Denay, didn’t medal at National despite a stunning performance, …

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Casa del Rey Moro Tour

On the evening of August 31st, take a world tour through 6000 years of African world history with the NAACP San Diego branch ACT-SO program! The house of the Moorish King is open to visitors for a thorough education (or re-education) of the rich history of Africa and its contribution …

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2018-2019 ACT-SO Kickoff

Forget sportsball—on September 22nd, ACT-SO is back! ACT-SO is the NAACP’s academic enrichment program and competition for African-American high school students.  Last year, the NAACP San Diego gave out $1400 in scholarships and one all-expense paid trip to the National ACT-SO competition in San Antonio, Texas.  This year will be …

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