October 1, 2016

NAACP Honors Community Leaders of the East Valley

12 News, October 1, 2016 – Several people were honored for their positive impact in the community Saturday during the East Valley NAACP’s 42nd Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet. The theme for this year’s banquet was “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count.” Awards were given to those who make difference […]
September 14, 2016

East Valley NAACP Announces Keynote Speaker and Freedom Fund Honorees

Arizona Informant, September 14, 2017 – The East Valley Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has announced the awardees to be honored at the 42nd Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 1. The theme is “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count” with […]
July 19, 2016

EV Community Forum Seeks Solutions to Deadly Force

Arizona Informant, July 19, 2016 – The controversial deaths of Black men in St. Paul and Baton Rouge, and the murders of police officers in Dallas and most recently in Baton Rouge, have concerned citizens seeking to develop solutions that will make a difference and prevent similar incidents in the […]
June 24, 2015

NAACP Joins Rep. Bolding in Take Down of Confederate Marker

AZ Central, June 24, 2015 – A Democratic state lawmaker and some activists called Wednesday for the removal of a memorial along a stretch of rural Arizona highway bearing the name of the first and only president of the Confederate States of America. Rep. Reginald Bolding, D-Laveen, called for the […]
March 10, 2015

East Valley NAACP Calls for More Dialogue with Police

AZ Central, March 10, 2015 – Members of the East Valley chapter of the NAACP called for more dialogue between police and the community Tuesday in light of what they say are disparities in the arrest rate of Blacks versus non-Black people. Floyd Galloway, chairman of the East Valley NAACP’s […]
August 12, 2014

East Valley NAACP to Host Chandler Police Chief Reception

Arizona Informant, August 12, 2014 – East Valley NAACP will host a community meet and greet reception, for the African American community can formerly meet Chandler’s new Police Chief Sean Duggan. The reception will be held at the Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth, Chandler, Thursday, August 21, 6:30 to […]
June 14, 2014

NAACP Member Receives Positively Powerful Woman Award

June 14, 2014 – Rev. Ozetta Kirby, long time member of the East Valley NAACP, was selected as one of the 2014 Positively Powerful Women. We are so proud of her many accomplishments and her continued commitment to the community.  Click here to learn more about Rev. Kirby and the other […]