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Women in the NAACP (WIN)

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TBA - Chairperson 

   At the close of the first century

Wilkins retired as executive director in 1977 and was replaced by Benjamin L. Hooks, whose tenure included the Bakke case (1978), in which a California court outlawed several aspects of affirmative action. During his tenure the Memphis native is credited with implementing many NAACP programs that continue today. The NAACP ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) competitions, a major youth talent and skill initiative, and Women in the NAACP began under his administration.

Women in the NAACP (WIN) is an official committee of the NAACP.

The purpose of WIN is:

 ·                      to enhance the leadership role of women

·                      to serve as an advocacy vehicle for issues affecting women and children

 ·                      to advocate for the positive development of children

 ·                      to support the on-going work of the NAACP and its units, especially civil and cultural activities to enhance membership.

Each Region has a coordinator designated as Regional Vice Coordinator. Each state shall designate a WIN State Chair. Each local NAACP branch may establish a WIN chapter.

Theme WIN's national theme is "Outstretched Hands and Open Hearts to Women and Children."

Membership

·                      WIN membership is open to any person who is a bona fide member of the NAACP upon payment of the WIN membership fee.

·                      Membership dues are ten dollars for regular members. Five dollars will go to the local WIN Unit.

  

Last Updated ( Monday, 30 May 2016 )
 
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