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From the Worcester NAACP … Worcester Police Chief Steven Sargent will be joining us to share his vision of community policing in Worcester … and … “Faith in Worcester Day of Prayer”

… And justice for all! pic:R.T.

The next Worcester NAACP meeting will be Monday, September 26 – tomorrow!

6:30 pm …

… at the YWCA, Salem Square.

Worcester Police Chief Steven Sargent will be joining us to share his vision of community policing in Worcester.

Everyone is invited to share their concerns and suggestions regarding neighborhood and school safety.


This November, we will be electing new officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee of the Worcester NAACP.

During September’s meeting, there will be an election of the Nominating Committee. All members whose memberships are current as of 30 days prior to the meeting date may be elected to the Nominating Committee.

During this meeting the General Membership will:

determine the date, time and location for the election,the number of members elected to the Nominating Committee and,
the number of at-large members to be elected to the Executive Committee.
The “Notice of September, October Meetings and November Election” are attached for more information.

Also, please join us September 27!

5:30 pm

in front of Worcester City Hall

for “Faith in Worcester Day of Prayer”

Faith leaders from all parts of the City will come together to pray over those who work live and work in Worcester. All are welcomed!

Thank You!

Worcester Community happenings!!


6:30 p.m.
YWCA, Salem Sq. (across from the main library)


Summer break is over for the Worcester NAACP, but the work never stops! Although we suspended our meetings for the month of August, many of our members have been hard at work advancing the cause of social justice and equity.

This month’s agenda will touch upon the work we are doing in the areas of economic development, education, health, energy, unity and honoring our veterans.

Please join us at our next meeting to see what we are doing and how you can make a difference in Worcester. Join the NAACP!

Below is the agenda for the meeting:

Colored Citizens of Worcester Honor Roll monument – Bill Coleman, Member at Large
Report back on progress and community concerns

Faith in Worcester Day of Prayer – Dr. George Yancey, 1st VP, Religious Affairs Chair

Update on Event schedule for Tues., September 27th @ 5:30pm, in front of City Hall

Prostate Cancer Awareness – Dr. Faina Shtern

Presentation to determine our interest in hosting a Prostate Cancer Awareness Event

Worcester Community Labor Coalition – Leonard Cooper, 3rd VP, Economic Development Chair

Report back on the Worcester Jobs Funds (Pre-Apprentice and Apprentice Training Programs) Graduates

TIF Policy – Report Back on efforts to increase the minority/women and low income percentages for Worcester residents hired on permanent jobs

Leadership Training: ESSA (Every Student Suceeds Act), Energy Leadership
Training Summary by attendees (Penny Mikunas, Education Co-Chair, Yvonne Brown, Secretary)

NAACP New England Area Conference Annual Meeting
Friday Sept. 23rd – Sunday Sept. 25th

Finalizing list of interested participants & voting for delegates
Upcoming Worcester NAACP elections

Thank you and hope to see you tonight!

Pat Yancey



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