Detroit Branch NAACP Hosts the European Community Organizing Network

Wednesday, March 28, 2012- Executive Director Donnell R. White (right) and General Counsel Melvin Butch Hollowell (left) stand with students from the European Community Organizing Network and members of the Harriet Tubman Center for Organizing.

In collaboration with the Harriet Tubman Center for Organizing the Detroit Branch NAACP hosted sixteen (16) young men and women from eastern european countries who are committed to community organizing.

During the discussion Executive Director Donnell R. White highlighted the Detroit Branch NAACP’s rich history, current programs and initiatives.  Also, General Counsel Melvin Butch Hollowell discussed the Branch’s past and current legal issues such as the Ossian Sweet case, Affirmative Action and Redistricting.

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