On behalf of the members of the Charles County Branch of the NAACP, I am please to welcome you to our website. The mission of the NAACP is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
The Charles County branch principle objectives are directed by our national leadership to follow the statement of objectives found in the NAACP Constitution – the principal objectives of the Association shall be:
We find ourselves witnessing an increase in Hate Crimes and Discrimination cases across the nation. Throughout history the NAACP has been on the front line combating cases revolving around these various types of cases fighting for justice and equal rights for all. There is no better time than the present for you to become a member of the Charles County NAACP and join in the fight for equal justice under the Constitution Dr. King believed that all humanity could play a significant role in promoting equality and justice for all through serving. Through civic engagement, the NAACP uses its resources to EDUCATE, MOTIVATE, MOBILIZE and AGITATE on behalf of those
who are disenfranchised living in our community. WHEN WE FIGHT! WE WIN!
We invite you to join us along with over one half million youth and adult members of the organization in fighting for the equal rights for all by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let your voice be heard.
Charles County Branch of the NAACP Unit # 7016
President–Ms. Dyotha R. Sweat
1st Vice-President – Mr. William Braxton
2nd Vice-President – Mr. Joseph Sampson Jr.
3rd Vice President - Ms. Allison Atiemo
Secretary – Mrs. Theodora Carr
Assistant Secretary - Mrs. Robin Hall-Evans
Treasurer – Mrs. Angela Clark
Assistant Treasurer - Mrs. Linda Mahoney
Mr. John Ashburn
Mrs. Robin Hall-Evans
Mr. Jason Henry
Mrs. Linda Mahoney
Mr. Louis Trigg
ACT-SO– Krystle Lewis Johnson
Criminal Justice - Angela French Bell
Economic Development – Mike Moses
Education – Christienne Warren
Finance – Angela Clark
Freedom Fund – Derrick Lockhart
Health – Allison Atiemo/Linda Mahoney
Housing – Dina Porter
Legal Redress – Charles “Pete” Williams
Membership – Delores Walls
Political Action – Joseph Sampson
Press & Publicity - Dyotha Sweat
Religious Affairs – Tia Cunningham
Veterans Affairs – Mike Moses
Youth Works - Wanda Woodland/Joseph Sampson
Youth Council President - Kayla Tiller
Youth Council Advisor - Wanda Wills Woodland
PO Box 2401, Waldorf, Maryland 20602
The Membership Committee works throughout the year to maintain and increase the membership of the Charles County Branch. It is also responsible for planning and organizing the annual membership campaign; as well as on a continuous basis soliciting new members and securing renewals.
The Freedom Fund Committee plans and conducts fund-raising activities, entertainment and other projects, for local and national purposes within the scope of the NAACP’s program. Examples of activities include the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast, Hall Of Fame Banquet, just to name a few.
The Legal Redress Committee is responsible for investigating all cases reported. This committee supervises all litigation in which the Unit is
involved. The committee is also responsible for informing the National NAACP Office and the Charles County Branch, Unit 7016 of the progress of every case. The Legal Redress Committee does not provide legal advice.
You may print a Discrimination Complaint Form Based on: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Age and Handicapped Status. We ask that those who seek our assistance put their complaint in writing, and provide as much information as possible. The Legal Redress Committee will attempt to resolve your complaint where possible or provide guidance to individuals on how to exercise their right to file administrative actions.
The Education Committee seeks to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education. It studies local educational conditions affecting minority groups, investigates the public school system and school zoning. The committee familiarizes itself with textbook material in the county which is racially derogatory, it seeks to stimulate school attendance, keeps informed of school conditions and strives to correct abuses where found. It is also the responsibility of the committees to investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices, to include teacher certification, promoting parental involvement in education; as well as aiming to be a center of popular education on the race questions and on the work of the NAACP.
The Political Action Committee seeks to increase registration and voting; works for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority groups. The committee also seeks the repeal of racially discriminatory legislation; (works to improve the administration of justice. It is the committee’s responsibility to work to secure equal enforcement of the law; and the Charles County Branch informed of all proposed legislation which affects minority groups. The Political Action Committee is nonpartisan and does not endorse any candidates for public office.
The Housing Committee studies housing conditions in Charles County. The committee receives and seeks to address complaints of discrimination and opposes all restrictive practices whether public or private. The committee disseminates information and renders such other assistance which may eliminate discrimination in housing.
The Communication Committee promotes media content consistent with Charles County Branch goals which include the elimination of racial isolation and fear and the furtherance of multiracial and cultural understanding. The committee secures publicity for the work of the Branch in the local press and on radio, television and other media.
The Youth Works develops and coordinates the programs which foster training and developing the skills necessary for leadership and activism. Mobilization, community education, and youth activities are essential focus areas of the Youth Council.