FREEDOM FUND BANQUET

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Our biggest fundraising event of the year! Stay tuned, we hope to have a date soon!

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

Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory

My name is Dr. Ursula Scott. I am an experienced, female African/Native-American, award-winning educator. While an HBCU undergraduate in Dr. Cheeseborough’s Transformational Generative Grammar class, I was implored to have a philosophy of education. In 1989 I came to...

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A Juneteenth Reflection

A Juneteenth Reflection

Recently, I heard someone justify the current imbalanced race relations by correlating it to the letter of Paul to the Philemon, a Christian religious leader operating during the period of the Roman Empire and the church in his house. I found it so interesting that...

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Community Unity Worship Service

Community Unity Worship Service

The West Volusia Branch of the NAACP will celebrate Juneteenth, a commemoration of African American freedom, with a Virtual Worship Service on Friday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. The Reverend Dr. Rufus Wood, the Florida State NAACP Religious Affairs Chair will expound the...

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