Detroit NAACP Young Adult Committee Meeting 2-21-13

Thursday evening the Detroit Branch NAACP Young Adult Committee met to discuss the progress of their mentoring program with the Detroit NAACP Youth Council. YAC members, Brandy Berry and Elizabeth Russell, helped to develop strategies on how we would move forward in creating a program that best addressed the needs of the students.

Additionally, the committee discussed opportunities for more young professionals to get involved with the 58th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner and over all Detroit Branch NAACP activites. Keep a close eye as we prepare to unveil our newest engagement initiatives.

The Young Adult Committee continues to meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday at the Detroit Branch NAACP (8220 Second Ave. Detroit, MI 48202). Meetings begin at 6:00PM and refreshments are served.

Detroit Youth Council Meeting – Do You Know Your History?

Youth Council Meeting 2-20-13

Wednesday evening the Detroit NAACP Youth Council met with excitement to celebrate Black History Month. Nearly 30 young people split into two teams to battle out who knew the most about African American History. The evening, in conjunction with the Detroit Branch NAACP Young Adult Committee, was filled with excitement as the young people displayed their knowledge. After 20 trivial questions, Team 2 prevailed.

Pictured above are Detroit NAACP Youth Council members preparing to answer the final question; Who are the founders of the NAACP?

The Detroit NAACP Youth Council continues to meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 6:00PM. Young people ages 12-18 are encouraged to join us. The next meeting is scheduled for March 6, 2013.