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NAACP New York State 78th Annual Convention: “All In For Justice & Equality “

NAACP-LogoThe NAACP New York State Conference will convene its 78th Annual Convention at the Westchester Marriott Hotel, 670 White Plains Road in Tarrytown, from October 10-12.

This year’s theme, NAACP: All In For Justice & Equality, captures the position of the NAACP NYS Conference. The convention will have leading experts focusing on urgent issues concerning New York State’s African American communities including: economic stability, education, health, public safety, voting rights and political representation.

“The NAACP New York State Conference is pleased to hold our 78th Annual Convention in Westchester County,” stated Dr. Hazel N. Dukes, President of the NAACP New York State Conference and National NAACP Board Member. “At this convention, our priority is to ensure that the educational, social and economic equality of all peoples are maintained. Also that the voting rights and civil rights in this state are not politically compromised. At the NAACP, we are an army of advocates for equality and justice. ”

The national NAACP was established 105 years ago in New York City. The NAACP New York State Conference was coordinated 1936 and has 56 branches throughout the State of New York. For more information on the NAACP New York State Conference 78th Annual Convention, please call 212-344-7474 or visit the website at

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