Chattanooga Hamilton County NAACP Meets Tuesday

Monday, June 16, 2014

The Chattanooga Hamilton County NAACP will hold their General Membership Meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Glenwood Recreation Center.   

They will discuss outcomes of the Criminal Justice Seminar which includes a presentation by the Tennessee Commission on Youth and Children as they detail the mission and purpose of the State of Tennessee Disproportionate Minority Confinement Task Force.  

The State of Tennessee Disproportionate Minority Confinement Task Force is a statewide task force sponsored by the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth that consists of concerned citizens from across the state who come together quarterly.  

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Misconceptions About Ban The Box

Mr. Exum,  I want to invite you as a guest speaker at the NAACP General Membership meeting.  I believe we can accomplish our goals and clear up any misconceptions about Ban The Box and the role of the NAACP in a much more meaningful manner face to face.   In that vein I would like to invite you to have coffee with me at Panera Bread.  I will not make a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Great Thanksgiving

In order for you to best understand this, last Thursday was the first Thanksgiving I have ever spent alone.  Don’t misunderstand, I had a fistful of kind invitations but I am the only remaining member of my immediate family around here and I guess I started dwelling on that a little too much as the holiday neared. Making out my “thankful” list helped, and I ate enough with ... (click for more)