Historical First: NC NAACP Jackson County Branch at Greening Up the Mountains

On Saturday, April 25, 2014, at WNC’s annual GUTM Spring festival, the Jackson NC NAACP branch presented the history of its first year—and also multiple opportunities for the public to participate. Archival displays and other information boards, such as the changes in voting rights, attracted many visitors to NC NAACP Branch 54AB-b’s latest “Come See Who We Are” presentation. Joyce

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Local NAACP Branches Join to Celebrate Black History

On March 28, members of the Jackson County NC NAACP were invited to a meeting of the Haywood County NC NAACP for a repeat presentation of the Black History Reading performed during our Black History Month celebration. In both performances, the participatory presentation of the history of African Americans in the US was a great opportunity to learn new facts

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NAACP T-shirts Are Here

Mary Sue Casey and Joyce Stratton model the new branch t-shirt.

Get your Jackson County NC NAACP t-shirt! Suggested minimum donation: $15 All sizes available T-shirts will be available at the General Membership Meeting on Saturday. Wear your branch t-shirt on Sunday at the march in Franklin and other upcoming events. Special thanks to Dan Perlmutter and Roy Osborn for coordinating t-shirt production and sales.

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General Membership Meeting: March 14

Next General Membership Meeting: Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 10am Our general membership meetings are held monthly at 10am on the Saturday after the second Thursday. We meet at Liberty Baptist Church, located beside the Jackson County Health Department at 551 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva, NC. All members of the community are welcome to attend.

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General Meeting: February 28

The General Membership Meeting originally scheduled for Saturday, February 21, has been rescheduled due to the weather forecast. Please note the change in your calendar: Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00am      General Membership Meeting 10:30am      Black History Month Program Liberty Baptist Church, 551 Scotts Creek Road, Sylva, NC  28779 We hope to see all of our members at our monthly meetings, and

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