Saturday, September 29, 2007

The Wichita Branch will host the 64th Annual NAACP Kansas State Conference

The 64th Annual NAACP Kansas State Conference will be held in Wichita on October 19th and 20th. The two-day event will feature workshops on Economic Development, Education, Political Action/Racial Profiling Advocacy, Legal Redress, and Community Health initiatives. There will also be a youth track for Youth Councils from across the State.

Workshops for the conference will be held at the Rhatighan Center on the WSU campus, while the banquet will be held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in the Grand Eagle Ballroom.

On Friday there will be a membership luncheon keynoted by NAACP National Board member Charles Smith. On Saturday there will be an Education luncheon keynoted by Kansas Education Commissioner Alexa Posny.

Elections for office in the Kansas State NAACP will also be held during the Conference. Wichita President Kevin Myles is running for Kansas State President against the incumbent Charles Jean-Baptiste. Wichita Vice President (and District 1 City Councilwoman) Lavonta Williams is also on the ballot, running for re-election to her position as State Secretary.

The event will close with a joint celebration that will mark the 87th Annual Wichita Freedom Fund Banquet and the 64th Annual State Conference Banquet.

For more information or for Tickets to the Banquet, please contact Elaine Guillory at 262-7651...

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Anonymous,  October 18, 2007 at 11:57 PM  

where can someone find the schedule for this conference? Elaine didn't seem to know what meetings were going on or who was speaking...this blog doesn't have a schedule....the WSU website doesn't have this conference on their events calendar.
maybe the state NAACP can have a website where information like this can be available for everyone to access.

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