2013 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

January 26, 2013

NAACP Officers Training (Location: M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge)

February 2013

Legislative Advocacy Day (Location: MS State Capitol)

February 1, 2013

NAACP Image Awards (Location: Hollywood, CA)
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February 9, 2013

ACT-SO Orientation (Location: Jackson Medical Mall – Community Meeting Room)

February 12, 2013

Founders' Day
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February 21, 2013

Social Work Advocacy Day (Location: MS State Capitol)
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March 17, 2013 (5:00pm)

Tallahatchie County NAACP Meeting (Location: Blue Cane Center, 180 Blue Cane Road, Charleston, MS)

Special Guests include Representatives from the Mississippi State Conference of the NAACP and from the FBI.

March 23, 2013 (9:00am)

Statewide ACT-SO Competition “Olympics of the Mind” (Location: Jackson State University’s F.D. Music Hall)

March 27, 2013 (11:00am)

Medicaid Expansion Rally “Let the House Vote” (Location: 2nd Floor of the Rotunda, State Capitol, Jackson, MS)

March 30, 2013 (6:00pm)

Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: Hooper Cafe, 310 Silver City Road, Belzoni, MS)

Guest Speaker: Mississippi State Conference President, Derrick Johnson

Admission: $20.00

April 7, 2013 (3:00pm)

Mississippi NAACP ACT-SO Competition Award Ceremony (Location: M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, Jackson, MS)

April 18-21, 2013

NAACP Southeast Region 60th Annual Civil Rights Advocacy Training Institute (Location: Weston, FL)

April 20, 2013 (7:00pm)

Noxubee County Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: Noxubee County Civic Center, Macon, MS)

Admission: $15.00 (for Students) & $25.00 (for Adults)

April 26, 2013 (6:00-7:00pm Social Hour & 7:00pm Banquet)

Jackson County Branch Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: Pelican Landing, Moss Point, MS)

Guest Speaker: Benjamin L. Crump, Esq. (Attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin)

Admission: $30.00

April 27, 2013 (6:00pm)

Newton County Freedom Fund & Mother of the Year (Location: East Central Community College, Decatur, MS)

Guest Speaker: Jaribu Hill, Esq.

Admission: $10.00 (for Students) & $20.00 (for Adults)

April 27, 2013 

Brookhaven/Lincoln County 30th Annual Mother Queen of the Year Program (Location: Jimmy Furlow Sr. Center)

Admission: $15.00 Advance Ticket Price (for Adults)

April 27, 2013 (7:00pm)

Oktibbeha County Branch Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: Starkville Sportsville, Starkville, MS)

Guest Speaker: Dr. Richard Holmes

Admission: $20.00 (for Students) & $25.00 (for Adults)

April 27, 2013 (7:00pm)

Winston County Branch 33rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: Lake Tiak O’Khata, Louisville, MS)

Guest Speaker: Reena Evers Everett, daughter of Medgar & Myrlie Evers

Admission: $10.00 (for Students) & $25.00 (for Adults)

April 27 & 28, 2013

The Mississippi Opportunity to Learn Conference (Location: Jackson Convention Complex)

April 28, 2013  (4:00pm)

Yazoo County Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: New Zion M.B. Church Multipurpose Complex)

May 4, 2013 (10:00am)

Women of Color Summit (Location: Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Mendenhall, MS)

May 4, 2013 (6:00pm)

Jefferson Davis County Branch Annual Freedom Fund & Mother of the Year Banquet (Location: Rosenwald Building, Prentiss Institute, Prentiss, MS)

Guest Speaker: Dr. Hilliard Lackey, Assistant Professor of History & Assistant to Executive Vice President for External Affairs, JSU

May 5, 2013 (7:00pm)

Forrest County Branch 42nd Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: Thad Cochran Center, USM)

Guest Speaker: Bishop Thomas L. Brown, Sr. – Presiding Prelate, 4th Region of the CME Church

May 11, 2013 (7:00pm)

87th Annual Jackson Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Awards & Scholarship Banquet, Theme: “Your Power, Your Decision – VOTE” (Location: M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, Auditorium)

Guest Speaker: Dr. Amos C. Brown, NAACP National Board Member

May 16-18, 2013

National NAACP Board Meeting (Location: Marriott Hotel, Downtown, Jackson, MS)

June 8, 2013 (4:00pm)

Fashion ACT Show: Strutting for the Gold (Location: Masonic Temple Annex)
Supporting ACT-SO Students Travel to Orlando, FL for the National Competition
Admission: $5.00

June 15, 2013

MS NAACP Mother of the Year Luncheon (Location: Greater Blair Street AMEZ Church, Jackson, MS)
Admission: $15.00

June 29, 2013 (6:00pm)

40th Anniversary Celebration of the Mississippi Central State Troopers Coalition (Location: Masonic Temple Auditorium)

July 11-13, 2013
National ACT-SO Competition (Location: Orlando, FL)
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July 13-17, 2013

104th Annual NAACP National Competition (Location: Orlando, FL)

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July 20, 2013 (12:00pm) *Public Assembly

Trayvon Martin Event: Jackson Rally (at the Federal Building, on the corner of Capitol and Roach) (Jackson, MS)

July 25, 2013 (6:00pm)

Trayvon Martin Event: Know Your Rights Forum (Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1803 10th Ave., Meridian, MS)

July 26-27, 2013 (7/26 – 4:00pm until & 7/27 – 8:00am – 3:00pm)
Training Session for All Mississippi NAACP Branch Education Chairs & State Education Committee (Location: Jackson, MS)

August 1, 2013 (6:00pm)

Trayvon Martin Event: Know Your Rights Forum (Masonic Grand Lodge, Jackson, MS)

August 31, 2013 (9:00am-4:00pm)

MS Girls in Action (Location: M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, Jackson, MS)

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September 24, 2013 (7:30pm)

Webinar: The Health Care Law 101

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October 5,  2013 (8:30am)

Jefferson Davis County NAACP “Civic Engagement Day” (Location: Prentiss Institue, Prentiss, MS)

October 24, 2013 (10:00am)

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum (Location: Jackson, MS)

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November 1, 2013 (7:00pm)

Yazoo City Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet (Location: New Zion M.B. Church, Yazoo City, MS)

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November 7-9, 2013

68th Annual State Convention and Policy Institue

November 2013

Leadership 2013: Mississippi Black Leadership Summit

State Conference Executive Meeting Dates (Location: Masonic Temple Cafeteria):
February 16, 2013
March 16, 2013
April 20, 2013
June 15, 2013
August 17, 2013
September 21, 2013
October 19, 2013