Event Calendar

2021 Amarillo Branch NAACP Calendar of Events

*Events are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic or as other needs are prioritized.

When: January 2, 2021 @ 11 AM
What: Executive Officers’ Installation *  Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Black Historical Culture Center/Amarillo United Citizens’ Forum & Zoom

When: January 7-9, 2021
What: Texas NAACP State Conference of Units
Where: Zoom

When: January 14, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: January 16, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: January 18, 2021 @ 9 AM-12:00 PM
What: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Event
Where: TBD
Note: Feeding our Frontline Workers and First Responders

When: January 30, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: COVID-19 and Contact Tracing Discussion with Amarillo Public Health Director Casie Stoughton, Mayor Ginger Nelson, and Health Committee Chair Floyd Anthony
Where: Zoom

When: February 6, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Discussion regarding Community Policing and Increasing Diversity in Law Enforcement with Amarillo Police Chief Martin Birkenfeld, Assistant Police Chief Ken Funtek, Potter County Sheriff Brian Thomas, Randall County Sheriff Chris Forbis, Potter County Constable Idella Jackson, Randall County Constable Paula Hicks, and 1 st Vice President/Legal Redress Chair David Lovejoy

When: February 11, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: February 13, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: February 18 2021 @ 6 pm
What: Women in the NAACP (WIN) Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: February 20, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Discussion regarding financial literacy and economic development with Adrian Meander, Bowden Jones,  Joseph Peterson, Treasurer Freda Powell, and Economic Development Chair Mildred Darton
Where: Zoom

When: February 27, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Book Donation with Storybridge
Where: Black Historical Culture Center/Amarillo United Citizens’ Forum

When: March 6, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Discussion regarding equity in post-secondary education with Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, Dr. Walter Wendler, Dr. James Tudman, and Education Committee Chair
Where: Zoom

When: Floyd Anthony
What: March 1, 2021 @ 6 PM NAACP Branch Assessment Due
Where: Scholarship Applications Available Online or by Mail

When: March 11, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: March 13, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom

When: March 27, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: GOTV Virtual Rally or Candidate Forum with (PAC) Chair David Martinez
Where: Zoom

When: April 1, 2021 @ 5 PM
What: Scholarship Applications Due
Where: Online or P.O. Box 2433, Amarillo, Texas 79105

When: April 2 or 3, 2021 @ 9 AM
What: Scholarship Golf Tournament
Where: Ross Rogers Municipal Golf Course

When: April 8, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: April 10, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: May 1, 2021 @ 7 AM-7 PM 2021
What: Amarillo Municipal Elections
Where: Vote Centers in Potter and Randall counties

When: May 6, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: May 8, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Also: “Women Who Do It All” discussion with Amarillo City Councilmember Freda Powell, Potter County Constable Idella Jackson, Amarillo Police Sergeant Carla Burr, 2nd Vice President Melodie Graves, a Healthcare Worker, a Banker, and (WIN) Chair Deana Miller
Where: Zoom

When: May 15, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Scholarship Awards Virtual Celebration
Where: Zoom

When: June 5, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Black History Bowl (Youth Academic History Competition)
Where: Zoom or the Black Historical Culture Center/Amarillo United Citizens’ Forum

When: June 10, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: June 12, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: June 19, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Juneteenth
Where: TBD

When: July 8, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: July 10, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: July 15, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Freedom Fund and ACT-SO Fundraiser
Where: Pondaseta Brewing Company

When: August 6, 2021 @ 5 PM
What: Distribution of All Scholarship Funds
Where: TBD

When: August 7, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Discussion regarding Zoom education matters with AISD Board of Trustees, AC Board of Regents, and Education Committee Chair Floyd Anthony

When: August TBD 2021 @ TBD
What: Membership Drive and Volunteering at the Annual Braids and Fades Event
Where: TBD

When: August 12, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: August 14, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: August 16, 2021 @ 5 PM
What: Mail Freedom Fund Banquet Sponsor Letters
Where: TBD

When: August 31, 2021 @ 5 PM
What: Follow-up with Freedom Fund Banquet Sponsor Letter Recipients
Where: TBD

When: September 4, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: Discussion regarding Affordable Housing with the Amarillo Community Development Director, Panhandle Community Services, and Housing Committee Chair Kay Pechin, esq.
Where: Zoom

When: September 9, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: September 11, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: October 1, 2021 @ 5 PM
What: Deadline for Freedom Fund Table Sales
Where: P.O. Box 2433 Amarillo, Texas 79105

When: October 7, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: October 9, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: November 6, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Dr. R.W. Jones Freedom Fund Banquet
Where: Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza

When: November 11, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Veterans’ Day Donation to a non-profit organization
Where: TBD

When: November 18, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center
Note:  this is the 3rd Thursday of the month. Additionally, there will not be a General Membership Meeting in November 2021.

When: December 2, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Volunteering at Snack Pak 4 Kids
Where: Snack Pak 4 Kids, 2406 SW 3 rd Avenue

When: December 9, 2021 @ 6 PM
What: Executive Committee Meeting (Officer EOY Reports are Due)
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

When: December 11, 2021 @ 1 PM
What: General Membership Meeting & Christmas/EOY Party
Where: Zoom or the Warford Activity Center

*Events are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic or as other needs are prioritized.