Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Healthy Woman Event

The Health Care Law 101

You are invited to a Webinar:
The Health Care Law 101

September 24 at 8:30 pm ET
(7:30 pm CT, 6:30 pm MT, 5:30 pm PT)
Read more-click here.

Webinar: The Health Care Law 101

You are invited to a Webinar on

September 24 at 8:30 pm ET
(7:30 pm CT, 6:30 pm MT, 5:30 pm PT)

You are invited to a presentation on the main provisions of the health care law (the Affordable Care Act), how to enroll in health insurance coverage and how to access care in your community. Topics include the Health Insurance Marketplace, key dates, resources and how to receive updates on implementation of the law. A brief question and answer session will provide answers to commonly asked questions. Additionally, the American Public Health Association (APHA) will make a presentation on the Community Transformation Grant (CTG) Initiative. APHA will provide an overview of CTG and present examples of successful faith-based partnerships. Please send any questions to ACA101@HHS.gov before September 24th at 12N ET

To participate in the webinar, please click on the title of the webinar or click here: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/818047423 and fill out the registration form. After registering you will receive an e-mail confirmation containing information about joining the webinar.

Please contact the HHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (the Partnership Center) at ACA101@hhs.gov if you have problems registering or if you have any questions about the health care law. The webinar will be one hour and a half.

Note that the first 1,000 people who join the webinar are able to attend. If there is significant interest in a webinar, we will schedule another session soon. If possible, please use your computer speakers to listen to the audio portion of the webinar.

We hope that you can join us to learn about enrollment in health insurance, access to health care in our communities and opportunities to build faith-based partnerships on September 24.

Sponsored by HHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and 
The NAACP National Health Department

Monday, September 16, 2013

Third Thursday Meeting-September 2013

During our Third Thursday Meeting on 9-19-13 at 6:30 p.m. inside the Downtown Meeting Place at 314 E. Cotton St. Longview, TX.

James Brewer one of the Assistant Superintendents and Principal in the Longview ISD will be presenting on school discipline. Please plan to attend so that we can continue to provide awareness, and encouragement to you that reside in our community. This will be an Educational Committee presentation.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Longview church with civil rights history receives state historical marker

Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2013 4:00 am
By Angela Ward award@news-journal.com

The Rev. H.C. Rockmore Sr., pastor of Red Oak Baptist Church, praised Jerusalem Baptist for its leadership in the civil rights movement.

“The Longview branch of the NAACP is Jerusalem Baptist Church,” Rockmore said.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Texas NAACP Conference 2012

The 76th Annual Conference will be held at the OMNI Bayfront Hotel in Corpus Christi, TX 900 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401 from October 11th through October 13th.


$119.00 per Night

Space is limited and subject to availability…make your reservations NOW!
Call the hotel at 800-843-6664, or online www.omnihotels.com and reference code #14500811195

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Education: Four Little Girls Anniversary Program

Four Little Girls: An anniversary program
Sept. 15, 2013
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Longview Public Library

This is the presentation, from Sept. 15, 2013, about the 4 Little Girls Anniversary Program.

Monthly Meeting: September 2013

Longview NAACP Monthly Meeting

Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Downtown Meeting Place
314 E. Cotton

Detention, Suspension, Expulsion and theImplementation of the New Electronic Record Keeping System at LISD 

SPEAKER: Mr. James Brewer, Principal, Longview High School

James Brewer will share with parents information about what leads up to each, what happens with each, what parents can do to prevent each and what measures they can take should their child experience detention, suspension and/or expulsion. He will also share the new electronic form of tracking behavior in the Longview High School.