NAACP State Convention & Rocky Mountain Civil Rights Leadership Institute

Join the NAACP Colorado Springs Branch, celebrating 100 years of social justice activism and civil rights advocacy, as it hosts the Annual State Convention and Rocky Mountain Civil Rights Leadership Institute of the NAACP Colorado Montana Wyoming State Area Conference.
October 4-6, Hotel Elegante Conference & Event Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sponsored by The NAACP CO MT WY State Area Conference
Co-Sponsored by
The NAACP Colorado Springs, Colorado Branch
The Center for Responsible Lending
The Indigo Group
Colorado Springs Utilities Delta Team
The Colorado Springs Independent
Wells Fargo Financial Services Company
Highlights include:
October 4 9 AM-3PM
NAACP/Wells Fargo Affordable Homeownership and Financial Empowerment Summit
October 5 Noon
NAACP Ballot Initiative Rally & Media Opening
October 5 6PM-10PM
“Wakanda Forever” — A Centennial Reception Featuring Songstress Radjulari Landell “From Juba to Jive,” and
Honoring Life Members of the NAACP Colorado Springs Branch (cultural or cocktail attire requested) with “DJ Moonra” and other special guests.
October 6 8AM-5PM
NAACP Political Action Breakfast with Elected Officials, Representatives of Ballot Initiative Campaigns and Candidates for Public Office
Opening Plenary
Workshops & Training
“Black & Green” How People of Color Can Crack the Cannabis Industry in Colorado
“New Ideas in Economic Justice”
Freedom Fund Gala Luncheon — Keynote Speaker James Badue-El, Criminal Justice Committee Chair, Minnesota State Conference of Branches, “Mass Incarceration & the Struggle for Civil Rights”
Workshops & Training
“Crafting a Community Solar Initiative in Your Town”
State Youth and College Leadership Development with Jeffrey Aguy, CEO Aguy Innovation Group, Economic Development Chair Minneapolis NAACP
“First Teacher” A Primer on the Urgency of Parents as Advocates in a Betsy Devos World
Business Meeting and Closing Plenary Session
Special Performances … Information and Networking …. Vendors and Exhibits

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