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Kwanzaa Celebration in Garrett County MD

2023 GCNAACP Kwanzaa Celebration in Mountain Lake Park, Garrett County MD 🎉🎉🎉 Thank you to all the volunteers & attendees who helped make it a

Nikki Haley on Civil War and Slavery

“Well, the Civil War wasn’t about slavery. It was about States’ Rights.” States’ Rights to do what? To keep slaves and take them wherever slave

Happy Kwanzaa

Habari Gani (“What’s the News”)? Wishing you a Joyous Kwanzaa! During the 7 days of Kwanzaa celebration— a non-religious holiday that has been celebrated for

Kwanzaa Celebration (Upcoming Event)

Join us for our annual Kwanzaa Celebration in Garrett County on December 29th! DM or email for more info: contact@gcnaacp.org #kwanzaa#kwanzaa2023#garrettcountymd#naacp#garrettnaacp#gcnaacp

MLK Day Celebration

Mark your calendars! @naacpallegany is having a MLK Day Celebration that we are invited to attend. January 15th (6pm) at the Metropolitan AME Church in Cumberland.

Garrett County BOE Seat

Representation matters… deadline December 22nd! #BOE#BoardOfEducation#GarrettCounty#AAUW#naacp#garrettnaacp#gcnaacp

Maryland’s Emerging Scholars

Extended deadline December 22: Nominate a GC student (grade 9-12)! Learn more here: https://mbrt.org/the24award

Bethel Center Update

Commemorating Black community members who helped build Garrett County. Images + copy courtesy of @mlpha1881 and @mark.stutzman: “It’s been a long journey getting the Bethel A.M.E. Church to

Celebrating Duane Yoder

Celebrating Duane Yoder! Submit your retirement tribute by December 13th: https://garrettcac.org/celebrate-duane Duane Yoder, under whose leadership Garrett County Community Action Committee (GCCAC) Inc. has grown

December Pride Social

Join us next Wednesday! (12/13 6pm at @partyatthealley)… wear your ugliest sweater or come as you are 🎉🏳️‍🌈

Washington County DI Committee

The Washington County Commissioners are considering dissolving the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. This item is on the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting with the discussion to

Voice of Freedom Nominations

“@naacpallegany is asking the public to suggest nominees for the 2024 Voice of Freedom Awards. Don’t wait until after the event to say somebody was overlooked.