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2017- A New Year - A Renewed Focus

In these times of growing differences, we can become more productive by focusing on our commonalities and working to reduce our differences. What are we going to do to improve our communities, state and country? We don't stop working, we roll up our sleeves, tie up our toes and get to work. What are you going to do about it?

Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization.

Okaloosa County Branch #5633
2017 Goals

1. Improve Community Confidence in the Branch

2. Increase Branch Membership by 100 new members

3. Increase participation in General Membership meetings

4. Conduct 3 financial workshops before 30 August 2016

5. Encourage participation in law enforcement academies

6. Develop a more robust Press and Publicity Program

7. Expand use of Civic Engagement Committee

8. Expand diversity in School District Administrators

9. Increase active youth membership by 30 youth

 

Young Adult Survey

Please take the time to do our latest Northwest Florida Young Adult Survey. We are asking for this information in order to understand the needs of Okaloosa County Young Adults and to serve them to the best of our ability. 

Northwest Florida Young Adult Survey

 

Scholarship Opportunity

FLORIDA STATE ASSOCIATION OF SUPERVISORS OF ELECTIONS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) will award (3) three $1200 scholarships at their annual summer conference. Applicants must be either a Political Science/Public or Business Administration or Journalism/Mass Communication major that has or will have completed two years of college and be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a senior college or university in Florida. Applicants must also have been bona fide residents of Florida for two years, and be registered to vote. Applications may be obtained from the Supervisor of Elections website www.GoVoteOkaloosa.com. One nominee from Okaloosa County will be selected and forwarded to the FSASE Scholarship Committee to compete on the state level. Deadline for return of applications to the Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections office is March 29, 2017. For more information, or to have an application packet emailed or mailed, contact Katie Wainwright, Voter Education/PR Coordinator at 850-689-5600 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
   

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