The Alaska Oregon Washington State Area Conference (AOWSAC) of the NAACP is
We have 13 local unit Branches and multiple youth councils, high school councils and prison Branches throughout Alaska, Oregon and Washington committed to addressing issues of discrimination and inequality affecting members in our communities and at the state level.
With this site, our goal is to provide you with information on local Branch events, and links to current news stories featuring AOWSAC’s advocacy efforts.
With the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the need is greater than ever for the NAACP to continue our voting rights advocacy and registration program.
Photo credit: Seattle Weekly: Gerald Hankerson, President NAACP Alaska Oregon Washington State Area Conference
Featured News Story:
This month's news highlights:
Behind the Shiny Veneer of Seattle's White Liberalism, Huffington Post
NAACP calls for Airway Heights mayor to resign, KREM 2 - Video
NAACP Confronts Local School Board, NBC News
OSU Black Cultural Center opens to cheers, Corvallis Gazette-Times
History and identity: A tour explores key landmarks of Eugene's black community, The Register-Guard
NAACP’s Memorial Day picnic at Washington Park. (Amiran White/ For The Register Guard).An
Announcing Convention Keynote Speakers:
Nicholas Brown, General Counsel to Washington Governor Inslee &
Kim Keenan, President and CEO of Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council
Accommodations: The room cost $109 per night.
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