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
Here's what the NAACP Seattle King County has been up to so far this year!
- June 2019 NAACP announces partnership with Airbnb to encourage communities of color to use their homes in earning extra income!
- June 2019 NACCP to walk in Seattle Pride parade
- June 2019 NAACP partnership with Airbnb to promote home sharing as additional income in our community!
- May 2019 NAACP is developing a local NAACP Prison branch
- May 2019 NAACP is working on ensuring racial equity and transparency in preparation for the 2020 census
- April 2019 NAACP ACT-SO announces they're sending 10 talented high schoolers to compete at National in July 2019
- April 2019 stemming from racial social media posts, NAACP is developing an Education Program for Issaquah Schools
- April 2019 NAACP adds historic LGBTQ Chair DeAunte' Damper to the NAACP Board
- April 2019 NAACP testifies in support to help pass I-1000
- March 2019 Planned Parenthood Coalition Lobby Day in Olympia, NAACP speaks on the importance of Universal Healthcare and Reproductive Health Access
- March 2019 NAACP testifies to help pass a resolution in Seattle, calling on Congress to pass comprehensive Medicare for All
- February-May 2019 NAACP-hosted free Legal, Economic, and Police Accountability clinics to the public
- January 1, 2019 - Sadiqa Sakin steps into role as President-elect as the first Muslim woman to do so for the NAACP
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May 31, 2019
Seattle’s Next City Council Could Lack a Black Person for the First Time in 52 Years
Drew Dambreville, a chair of the Seattle King County NAACP, said a city council without a black person would be a step back for the city. “If, in 2019, in Martin Luther King County, in the state of Washington that prides itself as being liberal and inclusive, we can’t find one African American candidate to sit on the Seattle City Council we are moving in the wrong direction,” Dambreville said.
May 22, 2019
What Families of Police Brutality Are Saying About SPD Accountability
Our NAACP Police Accountability Chair, Teri Rogers Kemp, was featured in a Q13 FOX story this week, talking about police accountability and continuing that dialogue with the Seattle Police Department:
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.
April 4, 2019
NAACP Realigns Priorities To Meet The Needs Of The Community
The Seattle Medium
The organization said that it is prioritizing critical policy, advocacy and social justice work needed to ensure the rights of all people.
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