The Brooklyn NAACP is proud to join the Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center for a networking mixer and panel discussion where we will dissect our criminal justice system, and the impact it has on LGBTQ People of Color.Read More
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:
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!
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.Read More
Check out our Brooklyn Branch President L. Joy Williams in M Dash Online Magazine. In this interview by Tory Hoen, L. Joy stylishly shares her decision to work in politics and her wishes for the community. https://mmlafleur.com/mdash/l-joy-williams-interviewRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More
There is absolutely no reason that Jazmine Headley should be sitting on Rikers Island right now, separated from her son. The Brooklyn NAACP calls for her immediate release.Read More
Please note the following General Membership meetings of the NAACP Brooklyn Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee.Read More
BROOKLYN NAACP TO KICK-OFF MEMBERSHIP DRIVE AT SPRING MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON FEATURING KAREN BOYKIN-TOWNS, VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE NAACP NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS AS KEYNOTE SPEAKERRead More