FREEDOM FUND BANQUET

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Our biggest fundraising event of the year! We have a tentative date of October 2nd—mark your calendars now and save the date!

DAVID H. STAPLES SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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In honor of David H. Staples President Emeritus, the scholarship fund was created by the West Volusia NAACP to provide opportunities for youth in the West Volusia community to pursue higher education after high school. Please donate to this worthy cause. Students will be able to attend college or trade school because of your generosity.

YOUTH & COLLEGE DIVISION

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The mission of the NAACP Youth & College Division shall be to inform youth of the problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; to advance the economic, educational, social, and political status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities and their harmonious cooperation with other peoples; to stimulate an appreciation of the African Diaspora and other people of color’s contribution to civilization; and to develop an intelligent, militant effective youth leadership.

A Message from Our President

Since 1909, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has been a leader in the fight against discriminatory practice, social justice, and economic equality for black and brown people. I have been a member since 1988, and am now a lifetime member which expresses my belief in the fight. Membership shows a commitment to be a part of the solution—bigger than one person or group with the agreement to work toward a greater good. The members of the NAACP reason together to develop resolutions and develop strategies to move the cause for racial equality for all. I welcome you to read the history, review the cases, and investigate the past and present leaders. Within the NAACP you will find a true heart to serve the community. The West Volusia NAACP looks forward to working with the members and the community to further progress in America and beyond.

Sean King, President
NAACP West Volusia Branch

Here’s What’s Happening in West Volusia

Scholarship Recipients Announced

Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Education Committee of the NAACP West Volusia Branch is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 David Staples NAACP Scholarship. Two students were selected this year, Asia-Marie Olude, from Pine Ridge High School, and Jayland Patrick, from DeLand High School. We...

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The Church is Born

The Church is Born

We are blessed to have the opportunity this year to celebrate Emancipation Day on Thursday, May 20, 2021, here in Florida. It is a great time for us to recognize that all enslaved persons shall be forever free! Also, we celebrate Pentecost Sunday on May 23,...

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Juneteenth Unity in the Community Celebration

Juneteenth Unity in the Community Celebration

Come join us for a Juneteenth Unity in the Community Celebration! Thanks to the City of DeLand, Cameron Enterprises, Man Up, and Kinks, Coils, and Waves we will have a celebration event throughout the weekend on June 19th & 20th. This is a great opportunity to...

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