For over a century, the Seattle Martin Luther King Jr. County Branch of the NAACP
has been promoting the dream of equality and opportunity for all.
Upcoming Seattle King County NAACP Elections
Seattle King County NAACP Members:
Please note the following General Membership meetings of the Seattle King County NAACP, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee.
1. On September 22, 2014 at NAACP Office, 715 23rd Ave S. at 6:30pm, there will be an election of the Nominating Committee. Any member whose membership is current as of 30 days prior to the meeting date may be elected to the Nominating Committee.
2. On October 27, 2014 at NAACP Office, 715 23rd Ave S. at 6:30pm, there will be a report of the Nominating Committee, receipt of Nominations by Petition, and election of the Election Supervisory Committee. Any member whose membership is current as of April 1st may be nominated for office or as an at-large member of the Executive Committee. In order to sign a nominating petition, or be elected to the Election Supervisory Committee, a member must be current as of 30 days prior to the October meeting.
3. On November 24, 2014, the election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at NAACP Office, 715 23rd Ave S. Polls will open from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. In order to vote in a Branch election, one must be a member in good standing of the Branch 30 days prior to the election. A form of identification is required.
We look forward to your participation in these activities.
Seattle King County NAACP Secretary
Do You Know What To Do When Stopped By Law Enforcement?
Be safe not sorry! Secure and read the NAACP real world guide to interacting with law enforcement, "The 411 On The Five-O" brochure. Free copies are available at the Seattle King County NAACP Office (715 23rd Ave. S). Office hours are 10am-12:3pm Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. If you desire a copy and cannot stop by the office, please call 206-324-6600 and leave a message.
On August 6th we welcomed National NAACP President/CEO Cornell Brooks to Seattle
How to file a discrimination complaint:
If you have a Civil/Human Rights or Discrimination complaint that needs to be investigated, please click here for more information.
Want to get involved?
The Seattle King County NAACP serves both Seattle and King County. To find a list of the cities and towns included in King County, please click here.
as we work towards a just, equitable and equal society.
Former President James Bible (42:00), President Hankerson (47:00) and Economic Development Chair Sheley Secrest (1:15:00) speak at a community forum on September 10th in SeaTac, WA in regards to the relationship between law enforcement and the community.
For Immediate Release: Friday, September 12th, 2014
Contact: Gerald Hankerson, 206-249-1786, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sheley Secrest, 253-468-1247 email@example.com
Pressure from Seattle King County NAACP Leads King County Sheriff's Office to Reverse Position on Use of Choke Hold