POSTPONED: Swagger And Shine Fundraiser For ACT-SO

UPDATE: Due to the rising number of Covid cases in our area, and nationally, the Swagger and Shine event originally scheduled for July 28th has been postponed until February out of an abundance of caution. Those who have already purchased tickets will receive refunds. We will make a new announcement with the new date and time as February approaches.
For those who purchased tickets, thank you for you continuing support of this branch. We apologize for any inconvenience due to the schedule change.

For questions call Jerri at 806-881-6810 or email

June Meeting

Our June General Meeting will be this Saturday.

Please join us:

Where: The Charles E. Warford Activity Center, 1330 NW 18th Ave
When: Saturday, June 11, 1:00 PM

Early Voting Starts Monday!

Potter County

Santa Fe Building (Main), First Floor, Ticket Office at 900 S. Polk St.
May 16-18
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 19-20
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Casey Carpet One, Main Entrance, 3500 I-40 West Frontage Rd.
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tri-State Fairgrounds, Arched Gate No. 1 at 3301 SE 10th
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cornerstone Outreach, Main entrance, Fellowship Room at 1111 N. Buchanan
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Northwest Branch Amarillo Public Library, Meeting Room at 6100 SW Ninth Ave.
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Randall County

Randall County Election Administration Office, 1604 5th Ave. in Canyon
May 16-20
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Randall County Annex, 4320 S. Western
May 16-20
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Southwest Branch Library, 6801 W 45th Ave.
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Comanche Trail Church of Christ, 2700 E. 34th
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Randall County Justice Center, 2309 Russell Long Blvd.
May 16-20
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2022 Lillie P Mill School Awards Banquet Canceled

Due to the National NAACP COVID Directives, the local Amarillo Branch NAACP will not be hosting its 2022 Lillie P Miller School Awards Banquet because of COVID restrictions.

Scholarships will still be awarded. Recipients, their parents, and their career counselors may expect to be contacted directly.

Scholarships will be awarded by Scholarship Committee members at school awards programs.

April General Meeting

Please join us for our April General Meeting.

Following new guidance from our national organization, we will be meeting in person again, beginning with this month’s meeting.

WHERE: Amarillo Public Library, 413 S.E. 4th Avenue (note this is a change from previous posts)
WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 1pm

2022 Scholarship Application

There’s still time to submit a Scholarship Application!

The Amarillo Branch NAACP Scholarship Awards are open to all interested Amarillo
area students. Scholarships are based on merit, academic potential, financial need and
community service All student scholarship applicants must meet the minimum
enrollment and qualifications required by the college or university they plan to attend.

Scholarship amounts $500 up to $1000. One-time payment (non-renewable)

All applicants must agree to the following requirements:

  • Student must be an Amarillo area high school senior.
  • Student must be accepted as a full time student at an accredited College or
  • University and show proof of admission.
  • All scholarship awards will be forwarded to the Financial Aid Office at the
  • college/university designated by the student on or about August 1st for
  • application to the Fall or Spring Semester.
  • Any and all funds remaining after the payment of tuition, books, and fees will be held
  • for the student by the student’s Financial Aid Office for use the following semester.
  • If all funds are not used within two consecutive semesters and/or summer sessions,
  • the remaining funds will be forfeited back to the Amarillo Branch NAACP.

Scholarship applications will be accepted from March 1st to March 31st.
All applications for scholarships must be received or postmarked by March 31st.


P.O. Box 2433
AMARILLO, TX 79105-2433

Download Your Application Here:

Texas Homeowner Assistance Fund

Applications are now being accepted for the Texas Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF).

The Texas HAF program was established to mitigate financial hardships associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by providing funds to eligible homeowners for the purpose of preventing homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to mortgages and housing.

Texas homeowners in need of assistance should visit Texas Homeowner Assistance Fund to learn more about the program and to complete an application. For additional assistance, homeowners can also contact the Texas HAF call center at 1-833-651-3874. 

Funding for Texas HAF was provided under section 3206 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.