Important Potluck Meeting

Saturday, September 10, 2016, Jackson County’s NAACP Branch 54AB’s Membership Meeting will elect a Nominating Committee, to be charged with choosing a slate of officers. In addition to preparing for the political elections at this meeting, we will elect a Nominating Committee, to be charged with choosing a slate of officers. PLEASE ATTEND, BRING a DISH to SHARE and some potential new members!

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PARKING for Mountain Moral Monday

From Asheville, take I-40 west toward Knoxville, TN, exit 27 onto highway 74 west just after Canton. Follow 74 west until exit 83.  Take the first right after going over the highway, which is the new Jackson County Courthouse.  Park near the road. From west of Sylva on 74 east, take exit 83.  See above to park. From Franklin or

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Mountain Moral Monday w/ Rev. Barber!!

Monday, June 13, 2016.  5:00 pm gathering, program begins at 5:30, including music, speakers, etc… RAIN or SHINE at Bridge Park, Sylva, NC         #MountainMoralMondaySylva Parking updates will be found on this website. Speakers: Local clergy, residents & social service professionals, and the Reverend William Barber II, President of the NC NAACP. If you care about life in WNC, bring

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Voter Suppression Press Release

VOTER SUPPRESSION LAW INVALIDATED BALLOTS IN JACKSON COUNTY SYLVA – Last week, voters attempting to participate in this year’s North Carolina primary election confronted long lines and confusion at the polls as a consequence of the state’s monster voter suppression law, H.B. 589. Jackson County was not different with reports of unprecedented long lines at the Cullowhee precinct as voters

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Black History Theater in Morning Star Baptist

Jackson County NAACP is bringing its fourth Black History Theater to Bryson City on Saturday, February, 20. All Swain, Macon and Jackson County people are invited to attend the 10:45 am program, immediately following the 10:00 am February Membership Meeting. The event will be hosted by Morning Star Baptist Church at 56 Morning Star Drive. * Attendees are invited to

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2016 Dr. King event video

Jackson County NAACP President Enrique Gomez leads the program and gives an overview of our campaign of 2016. Communications Chair Dan Kowal reflects on some words of Dr. King, and explains what is at stake this year and why we all need to take action. Avram Friedman recalls Dr. Kings’ impact on America’s conscience, and his calling to us today:

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