Updated: Volunteer For National Voter Registration Day!

This year, the Brooklyn NAACP will partner with the YMCA and National Voter Registration Day officials to register 200 new voters in 2019 and we need you to help us register voters! We will provide training on the new voter laws to all volunteers. Please sign up via the link below to volunteer on September 24th, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm:

Bedford YMCA

Flatbush YMCA

North Brooklyn YMCA

If you know of any one, 17 years and older, who has not yet registered to vote and lives; or attends school, near these locations, please bring them with you to our National Voter Registration Day events!

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Committee Spotlight! Equity in the Arts & Culture

Brooklyn NAACP Launches Equity in the Arts and Culture Committee …

With Rajendra Maharaj at the Helm

By Leslyn Grant

The Equity in the Arts and Culture Committee is a newly formed committee at the Brooklyn Branch of the NAACP that uses the arts to “provide a platform for artists and activists to express themselves.” These were the words of the chairman of the committee and Third Vice-President of the Brooklyn Branch, Rajendra Maharaj during a discussion about the role the committee hopes to play.

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Vice Chair Robyn Liverpool to be Recognized at 110th Annual Convention!

Congratulations to our recent NextGen Graduate! Robyn Liverpool is Civic Engagement & Political Action Committee Vice Chair and a 2019 graduate of Baruch College with an earned Master of Public Administration. She will be recognized with 68 graduates of the inaugural NAACP Next Generation (Next Gen) Young Professional Leadership Program at our NAACP National Convention this month. Click on the heading title for the exciting release! Previously, she held positions as an At-Large Executive Committee Member, Secretary, Freedom Fund Chair and Assistant Secretary of the Brooklyn Branch. Robyn currently works as an Analyst at the New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Prior to that, she was a Staff Analyst Trainee at the New York City Comptroller office. Robyn was the campaign treasurer for Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley III from October 2012- January 2015 and she volunteers with the Emmanuel Baptist Church Girl Scouts. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Brooklyn Branch President L. Joy Williams to serve as panelist during NAACP's 110th Convention!

Will you be attending the NAACP National Convention in Detroit this month? Click on the heading for more information about our branch president and her amazing role.

The NAACP Convention brings together over 10,000 activists, organizers, and leaders to set policies priorities for the coming year. Highlights will include a Presidential Candidates Forum, a legislative session, a CEO Roundtable, LGBTQ workshop, the awarding of the prestigious Spingarn Medal to Ambassador Patrick Gaspard, and the signature NAACP Experience retail expo and diversity career fair. More information about the 110th Annual NAACP National Convention, including a detailed schedule of events may be found by visiting naacpconvention.org.

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Matthew Scott