John Harper, Jr. a long time Life Member of the NAACP, was honored by the local School Board when they named the new Dumfries school ‘Covington-Harper’ Elementary School. Ms. Covington and Mr. Harper are former representatives of Potomac and Neabsco districts.
Click here to read the full story as presented in the InsideNOVA publication.
The PWNAACP Vice President and chair of the Political Action Committee advised that there are vacancies on various boards and commissions in Virginia. Any citizen can sign up to be considered for these positions. You are urged to consider applying for a State or local Board or Commission. Click here for more information on what is available and how you may apply.
Want to go to New York City? There is time for a whole day of fun in the CITY!
We now have a pickup location in Northern Virginia for the upcoming NYC Bus Trip to the NAACP Board Meeting. Another pickup location is in Richmond.
-Bus Trip to NYC for National NAACP’s Quarterly Executive Board Meeting
-NYC Shopping, NYC Sightseeing & Visiting your NYC friends / family
-GREAT trip for chaperoned youth and youth groups
Departure / Return:
-Saturday, February 18th 12:30AM
-Saturday, February 18th 11:30PM
Horner Road Commuter Parking lot off Telegraph Rd near BP gas station.
$55. per person **Payable Now** To: PW NAACP (see attached flier for details)
Robert Barnette at 804-647-7087
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The organizers of the 2017 Virginia State Conference NAACP and the PWNAACP Chapter annual General Assembly Lobby Day in Richmond on January 17 expressed appreciation for those who participated!
The accompanying image is of some of the folk who attended the 4:00PM Press Conference following the event. More than half of the attendees had left before this image was taken.
A related item is the Bus Trip scheduled to depart on February 17 for the NAACP National Board of Directors Meeting in New York City. We will have a bus leaving from Northern Virginia if we get enough riders. Please call 703.368.4541 for further information and/or to indicate your interest. Click here for a flyer with further description of the trip. (Note that two copies of the information is contained on each flyer so it can be cut in two and passed to two interested persons).