NAACP DC Branch to Host Annual Meeting, Holiday Party

WI Web Staff Report | 12/7/2011, 12:13 p.m.

WASHINGTON, D.C. --The Washington, D.C. branch NAACP will host its Annual Meeting and

Holiday Party from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 9 at the NAACP Financial Freedom Center, 1816 12th St. in Northwest.

During the event, the D.C. organization will present its annual report, which summarizes the branch's activities and accomplishments for the year. In 2011, the branch focused primarily on entrepreneurship, health and wellness, public education and securing D.C. voting rights.

"The NAACP D.C. branch has had a successful year implementing programs and initiatives addressing health, economic, political action, and criminal justice issues facing the DC community," said Akosua Tyus, the branch's newly-elected president.

The Annual Meeting is also a gathering for D.C. branch members to celebrate the holiday season with food, refreshments and festivities. The event is free and open to the public.