Help send our Talented NAACP ACT-SO Youth to Nationals this July!
Did you know big talents like Lauryn Hill, Anthony Anderson, and Alicia Keys got their start by competing in NAACP ACT-SO? ACT-SO is the NAACP Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics!
We are so proud to be sending 4 of our very own Seattle King County NAACP ACT-SO local gold winners, listed below, to National this summer to compete in Detroit! They will compete at the start of the NAACP National Convention July 18-21, but we need your help. Donate at the link below to help send our talented Youth to represent Seattle/King County to bring home the National Gold!
DONATE TODAY! https://www.seattlekingcountynaacp.org/act-so-program.html
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NAACP participated in very first Seattle Pride Parade, Sunday 6/30!
For the first time in National NAACP history, an LGBTQ Chair has been appointed in 2019, right here at the NAACP Seattle King County Chapter. We made history and participated in Seattle Pride on Sunday, June 30, 2019! Thank you to all of our members, volunteers, and supporters for coming out to celebrate inclusion and equality!
Donate to our cause here as we work each day in the community for equal rights: seattlekingcountynaacp.wildapricot.org/event-3435764
The NAACP Seattle King County is pleased to officially announce its partnership with Airbnb, encouraging our communities of color to use their homes in earning extra income!
If you missed this month's events, you can still find out how to become an Airbnb host as well as support the NAACP Seattle King County! https://www.airbnb.com/r/naacpe
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June 21, 2019
NAACP's first LGBTQ chair on Pride Parade, progress, and Lori Matsukawa
DeAunté Damper [NAACP LGBTQ Chair] is especially excited about this year's Pride Parade in Seattle. This is the first time the NAACP will have a float in the parade, and it coincides with Damper's history-making appointment as LGBTQ chair of the Seattle King County chapter of the NAACP.
May 22, 2019
Report: SoDo arena group, NAACP end up holding...Sonics meeting
After rumors, a postponement, and uncertainty, a secret meeting between the Seattle King County NAACP and Chris Hansen’s SoDo arena group was finally held on May 15 in Seattle, KIRO 7’s John Knicely confirmed Wednesday.
“The NAACP Seattle King County held a private meeting with Chris Hansen’s Sonics Arena Investment Group on May 15th, 2019,” Seattle King County NAACP President Sadiqa Sakin said in a statement acquired by Knicely. “The two organizations are still developing their objectives for SoDo, there will be more to come in the following weeks.”
April 24, 2019
New partnership between Issaquah School District, students, and NAACP after racist poster incident
A high school dance proposal went viral for all the wrong reasons. Now the Issaquah School District, students, and the local chapter of the NAACP say they’re working to make sure this doesn’t happen again.
A student made a racist poster in April before a school dance and that picture was shared on social media by hundreds of people. Issaquah High School senior Engubia Fontama organized a student walkout.
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