HAPPY NEW YEAR
Happy New Year to our Chinese and Vietnamese
communities who celebrated New Years on Feb 6 and 7. We look forward to future
collaboration and support.
PBS aired a documentary on the Black Panthers. Learn more about their plight, struggles and how they impacted America. You can view the video here:
2016 Open House Celebration
Friends and supporters united to celebrate the 3rd annual Fairfax NAACP Open House. This was also a recognition of Black History Month.
Music was rendered by youth member Justin Moseley.
We appreciate the
attendance of Chairman Bulova, FC Police Chief Roessler, Fire and Sheriff
Department representatives, Superintendents, School Board Chair and members,
FCCPTA, VA NORML, President Thompson (Loudoun County NAACP), and all other
CHANGE THE NAME
The Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) School Board Meeting will be held on February 18 at the Luther Jackson Middle School,3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church, Virginia. The forum will begin at 6PM in room 303, followed by the meeting at 7 PM in the auditorium. Sandy Evans, Mason District FCPS School Board member, and Ryan McElveen, an at large FCPS School Board member, is expected to introduce a Forum topic to "request the School Board to direct the Superintendent to initiate community engagement on the possible renaming of JEB Stuart High School." If approved, the topic will become an action item for the Board.
Join the NAACP, Students for Change and other supporters, to show your support for changing the name of JEB Stuart High School. You can find out more about the Forum and the School Board Meeting at http://www.boarddocs.com/vsba/fairfax/Board.nsf/goto
For additional information on this and other advocacy initiatives, and how you can participate, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.