The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.
The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.
Sioux City NAACP Chapter
The Sioux City Chapter of the NAACP traces its roots back to 1937 and has been consistently active in the community since 1947.
The Sioux City Chapter has been very instrumental in partnering with local businesses and city organizations:
- Sioux City Public Museum donation toward their capital campaign
- Naming of the Martin Luther King Transportation Center (Bus transit)
- Unveiling of the MLK Bust located at the Martin Luther King Transportation Center
- Collaboration with Sioux City Schools and Achievement
- Partners with Council on Sexual assault in Domestic Violence
- Juneteenth Partnership with City Human Rights Commission
- Parent Groups and Voting Forums held at Sanford Center www.sanfordcenter.com
Sioux City NAACP Branch Executive Officers
- President – Flora M. Lee
- Vice President – Ike Rayford
- Secretary – Monique Scarlett
- Treasurer – Richard Hayes
Monthly meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1421 Geneva St. in Sioux City.
Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization. It’s more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.
This local branch is one of thousands of NAACP local branches that make up the NAACP.
Visit the national NAACP website at www.NAACP.org.
OURS: Outreach Understanding Responsibility Support
The purpose of the OURS program is to help provide support to the parents of Black/ African-American students .OURS mission is to enrich the Siouxland community by empowering parents while providing educational knowledge, cultural dignity, respect for self and others as we invest in the future for our children.
This program believes in supporting the district in achieving Cultural Competence through education and awareness. Also in sharing and retrieving information between the parents, the students, the schools and the community. OURS is striving toward accountability from parents, educators and students to achieve high academic and social behavior goals.
OURS Student of the Month Nomination and Criteria
Nominate a deserving student today. Please click here to download the Nomination Criteria and Nomination form.
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