Sunday, August 4, 2013

Quarterly Meeting of the State Conference

The State has finalized all the details for the upcoming quarterly meeting of the State Conference in Tyler, TX on Aug. 11th at 10AM. The meetings typically last 4 -5 hours. Please join me there. You can learn alot about what is going on during these meetings. The meeting location is the

Glass Recreation Center (see attached)

501 W. 32nd St., Tyler, TX
Phone: (903) 595-7271

A box lunch of a sandwich (Turkey, roast beef or ham) with chips, cookie and soda will be catered for the meeting at a cost of $5.75.

The Staybridge hotel has provided us a promotional rate for those wishing to stay overnight.

Queen Studios: $77

1 Bedroom King Suites: $93

1 Bedroom Double Queen Suite: $109

2 Bedroom 2 Bath Suites: $149

please reference the Texas NAACP to receive the rates. Dates for rates are 8/10 & 11, 2012.

The Staybridge address is

2759 McDonald Rd. Tyler, TX 75701

903 566 1100

Tyler NAACP Banquet

Tyler NAACP Banquet

The annual Tyler NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Saturday, August 11, at 6:00 p.m., at Marvin United Methodist Church.

Banquet Speaker is Hon. Gary Bledsoe, Texas Conference President. Entertainment by the North Star Baptist Church Male Choir and Mr. Willie Bailey.

Saturday, August 11, 2012 @ 6 PM

Marvin United Methodist Church

Family Ministry Center

300 W. Erwin Street, Tyler, TX 75702

Tickets: $30.00

Tickets are available at Beauty Break (903-595-1734) or the NAACP office (903-531-0071).

Friday, August 2, 2013

Longview NAACP targets neighborhood watch training as part of national initiative

Longview NAACP targets neighborhood watch training as part of national initiative
Posted: Friday, August 2, 2013
By Richard Yeakley

Spurred by the February 2012 shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, the NAACP announced a sweeping initiative this week to to help prevent similar incidents.  Nationally, the civil rights organization announced it will work to end stand your ground laws and to require across-the-board training on the dangers of racial profiling.