a decade after the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) a group of 88 men and women gathered in West Chester, Pennsylvania for the purpose of establishing a local branch. (NAACP).
(1) As World War I came to an end one of the branch's first priorities was to form a committee, to meet and interview local political leaders, to advocate that returning veterans "be remembered when patronage was to be distributed."
Reverend, Dr. Wayne E. Croft
Rev. Richelle Gunter
President: Pastor Kyle Boyer
1st VP; Vacant
2nd VP: Alice Thomas
Treasurer: Renee Washington
Assistant Treasurer: Irving Friedlander
(Interim) Secretary: Reginald Weaver
Assistant Secretary: Vacant .
An advocate for social justice, career educator and a member of the Tredyffrin/Easttown School Board. A graduate of the George Washington University, The University of Pennsylvania, and United Lutheran Seminary. He serves as the Pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Coatesville, PA. l.
We are a member's organization. Your active involvement will strengthen our resolve and make our branch stronger. Please take a moment to learn more about our committees, then use our Standing Committee Form to join the committee that speaks directly to your heart.
The Pennsylvania State Conference shall stimulate the Branches, Prison Branches, Youth Councils, High School Chapters, College Chapters, Authorized Committees and any and all Units of the Association in its jurisdiction to greater activity in the fight for freedom; to revive dormant units in the Pennsylvania State Conference; to organize new units; to assist the Association in the conduct of the work of the NAACP by increasing support for the Association by the various Units; to coordinate the activities and secure the cooperation of Units within the Pennsylvania State Conference;
Since 1909, the NAACP has maintained a legendary legacy for fighting legal battles to win social justice for all Americans — many of the most significant of which were fought and won under the leadership of Charles Hamilton Houston and his student and protégée, Thurgood Marshall. Please note: The NAACP may provide legal information to concerned citizens, but does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, please consult a local attorney.