Tuesday, December 18, 2018, new officers will be installed following the Annual Membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the MLK Room at the Henry Beauchamp Community Center.
Yakima County NAACP & A.C. Davis High School present
Parents and Students:
You are invited to a Teach-In to discuss closing the achievement gap
for Yakima’s African-American students
Thursday, March 31, 2016
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
At Davis High School Commons
212 South 6th Avenue
Yakima, WA 98902
Principal, Ryan McDaniel
Everyone is invited.
Light refreshments will be provided.
The February NAACP meeting on February 15 will feature a Black History display in the MLK Room at Southeast Yakima Community Center, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting will celebrate the election of the new members of Yakima City Council: Yakima Mayor, Avina Gutierrez, Dulce Gutierrez and Carmen Mendez, as well as Rev. Don Davis’s appointment to the Yakima School Board. Everyone is invited to attend this historic celebration!
January 18, 2016 – line up at 11:30 at 5th Avenue and Martin Luther King Blvd.
March down MLK Blvd. to Yakima Convention Center begins at 12:00
Following the march will be a program at the Convention Center. Local NAACP President, Rev. Willie Pride, will give Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech as part of the program.
Friday, December 11 from 5-7 p.m. is the program kick-off for Yakima County NAACP Back-to-School/Stay-in-School. Join us at MLK Room of the Southeast Community Center to make a difference in the lives of our young men. Refreshments will be served.
More than 200 people turned out for Yakima’s March for Justice, escorted by Yakima Police from Southeast Community Center to downtown Yakima, and the Civil Rights program which followed at Millennium Plaza on Wednesday evening, September 16. Speakers included local NAACP President, Pastor Willie Pride, Pastor Robert Trimble, Ms. Ester Huey, Avery & Jasmine Garner, Rev. Ken Jones, Steve Mitchell, Pastor Isai Macias, Pastor Cheryl Rohret. Sophia Tilley blessed the crowd in song, with the National Anthem and “A Change Is Coming,” then she led the Anthem of the Movement, “We Shall Overcome.”
In solidarity with the National NAACP March for Justice from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C., we are marching on Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. from Southeast Community Center to Millennium Plaza in downtown Yakima. At the end of the march, we will have a program with guest speakers. Join us to March!