Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council

Leadership Team

2018-2019 OFFICERS


Destinee Ra` Walker - President


La'Donna R. Hayes - 1st Vice President


Jaylen Alphonsa Hayes - 2nd Vice President


Solomon O. Scales - 3rd Vice President


Cherie H. Bolden - Secretary


Ze'Niah S. Howell - Treasurer


La'mar A. Hayes, Jr. - Assistant Secretary


Ja'Shawn W. Gurley - Assistant Treasurer



ADVISORS


1st Lady Jean A. Foward - Advisor


Pamela D. Sloan - Co-Advisor

The Founding of the Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council

In 2005, from the 97th Annual Report of the NAACP: The prospective junior youth council was to be chartered in the near future: Dayton, OH The Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council was the brainchild of Barbara Jones-Mack, Advisor of the Dayton Youth Council. She asked Judge Bill C. Littlejohn to assist by paying for 25 memberships to establish the organization. The Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council was first discussed during a meeting at Zion Baptist Church. Mack discussed this opportunity with Jean A. Foward and asked if she would lead the Junior Youth Council as the Advisor. Foward Accepted. They held an organizing meeting and the Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council was Officially Chartered by the NAACP Board of Directors effective April 30, 2005. They held their first official meeting at the Dayton Branch NAACP on June 11, 2005. During that year, the council had 33 members. Its primary objective was to give back to the community in which they serve and to be taught leadership skills to assist them in the future. For the year, the conucil raised $302 to further its work. They had expenses of $207, which resulted in a surplus of $96.

The First Junior Youth Council Officers are as follows:

Denzel Hollis, President; Kameron Townsend, 1st Vice President; Karmen Townsend, 2nd Vice President, Alexus Knox, Secretary; Donovan Demus, Treasurer; Kennedy Hill, Sergeant-At-Arms, Kennedy Hill

The First Junior Youth Council Advisor and Co-Advisors are as follows:

Jean A. Foward, Advisor; LeKeate N. Knox, Co-Advisor; DelMaria M. Watts, Co-Advisor

Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council Vision Statement

The Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council vision is to equip young people with the tools necessary to become future leaders throughout the United States of America and the World. 

(Copyright © Incorporated 2015 - TAB)

What's Next?

We encourage youth between the ages of 1 - 13 to get actively involved to learn leadership skills and how to be change agents in the communty, while having a lot of fun.


We meet on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month at the Dayton Unit NAACP Office,1528 W. Third St at 10:30 AM. For more information, please call Jean at (937) 470-1059 or Pam at (937) 470-9750.

Littlejohn Junior NAACP Youth Council Documents

LJYC Charter Letter (pdf)

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LJYC Presidents Down Through The Years (pdf)

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LJYC Chronology September 2015 (pdf)

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Dayton NAACP Youth Council

Leadership Team

2018-2019 OFFICERS  


Te'Nayia A. Bailey - President 


Dorian Buford - 1st Vice President  


Dinell Buford - Secretary


Vacant - Treasurer


Amari Smith     


Shamaria Evans 



ADVISOR


Carolyn Y. Perkins - Advisor

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What's Next?

We encourage youth between the ages of 14 - 17, even up to 25 if you are still in college,  to get actively involved to learn leadership skills and how to be change agents in the community, while having a lot of fun.     


We meet on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month at the Dayton Unit NAACP Office,1528 W. Third St at 10:30 AM. For more information, please call Carolyn Y. Perkins at (937) 222-2172.

Dayton NAACP Youth Council Documents

DYC Presidents Down Through The Years (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter

Leadership Team

2018-2019 OFFICERS     


Endia Thomas - President     


Lamar Conner - Vice President    


Damarion White - Secretary     


Teliea Gomez - Treasurer     


Emoni Ruffin - Assistant Secretary     


Chaz Amos - Assistant Treasurer        



ADVISOR     Nathan M. Shields - Advisor

The Founding of the Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter

On February 20, 2016 during the NAACP National Board Meeting in New York, the following Branches, Youth Councils, High School and College Chapters were approved for charters:         


• Baytown Branch, TX (Pending Staff Review)    

• Utica College Chapter, NY    

• Vincennes University College Chapter, IN    

• Move Foward Thurgood Marshall High School Chapter, OH    

• St. Ambrose University College Chapter, IA    

• Craven County Youth Council, NC    

• Lakeland Youth Council, FL    

• Chapel Hill Carrboro Youth Council, NC         


The Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter was the brainchild of LTC (R) Claudia L. Mason, Senior Army Instructor, Thurgood Marshall STEM High School. She asked Derrick L. Foward, President of the Dayton Unit NAACP to assist by paying for 25 memberships to establish the organization. The Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter was first announced during the Thurgood Marshall Army JROTC Military Ball on March 14, 2015 where Foward served as the keynote speaker. Foward spoke about his longtime vision of implementing a high school chapter of the NAACP in the Dayton community since first being elected President. Foward asked Mason if she would lead the Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter as the Advisor. Mason accepted. The official kick-off meeting was held on October 20, 2015 to heighten the interest of the students. The organizing committee was formed on October 27, 2015. The organizing meeting was held on October 30, 2015 and the Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter was officially chartered by the NAACP Board of Directors effective February 20, 2016. They held their first official meeting at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School on Wednesday, March 3, 2016. They started with 25 members. Its primary objective is to focus on political apathy, lack of knowledge of civil rights history and poor decision making amongst teenagers /young adults. Their core goals are Pride, Service and Leadership.

The First High School Officers are as follows:

Dariana Tolliver, President; Amanda McClellon, 1st Vice President; Jayiana Pooler, Secretary; Rahjae Mack, Assistant Secretary; Shemaya Wingard, Treasurer; and Briana Thomas, Assistant Treasurer

The First High School Advisor is as follows:

LTC (R) Claudia L. Mason, Advisor

Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Mission Statement

The Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter mission is to: “Develop the next generation of Community and Civil Rights Leaders.”

What's Next?

We encourage all Thurgood Marshall STEM High School students,  to get actively involved to learn leadership skills and how to be change agents in the community, while having a lot of fun.          


We meet every other Wednesday from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM in room 2221 at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School. For more information, please call Nathan M. Shields at (937) 542-6669.

Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP HSC Charter Docs

Move Foward Thurgood Marshall High School Chapter Charter #2 (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall HSC 1st Election Results - March 9, 2016 (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Congratulations and Acceptance Letter.docx (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Charpter Letter of Support from Dr. Jerome Reide (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Letter of Support from President Sybil Edwards-McNabb (pdf)

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President's 2015 Letter of Recommendation To Charter The Move Foward Thurgood Marshall High School Unit (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Charter Members (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Jurisdiction Map (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Check to Charter (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Application (pdf)

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Move Foward Thurgood Marshall NAACP High School Chapter Chronology - September 2016 (pdf)

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Dayton NAACP ACT-SO Youth Program

CEDRIC L. MCGHEE, CHAIRMAN

ACT-SO's success is due largely to the dedication of the ACT-SO local sponsoring unit adult volunteers, mentors and coaches.     


What Is ACT-SO?   


ACT-SO is a yearlong enrichment program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.  The program relies on the dedication and commitment of community and business leaders who volunteer as mentors and coaches to promote academic and artistic excellence.  Through this collaborative effort, participating students develop the confidence and skills needed to excel in school and in life.  What Are The Categories Of Competition?   


ACT-SO currently includes 26 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities, business, and performing and visual arts.        


More than 260,000 young people have benefited from initiative’s development & inspiration since its inception.        


Founded in 1978 by renowned author and journalist Vernon Jarrett, ACT-SO provides a forum through which African American youth demonstrate academic, artistic and scientific prowess and expertise, often gaining recognition reserved for entertainers and athletes.        


ACT-SO programs span most of a year beginning in the fall, followed by planning and coaching of participants through winter months, culminating in nearly 200 local competitions that run through April. The ACT-SO program is based on the dedication and commitment of more than 100 community volunteers and business leaders that serve as mentors and coaches.        


In its 30 year history an estimated 261,000 young people have participated in ACT-SO events. More than 700 national gold medalists have come from 28 states. Over that time more than $354,000 in national competition prizes—bonds, monetary awards, laptop computers, scholarships--have been granted.        


ACT-SO national winners receive financial awards from major corporations, college internships and apprenticeships. Corporate sponsors include: McDonald’s Corporation, the Maryland Institute College of Art, United Parcel Service, Ronald McDonald House Charities, State Farm, Sodexho, Wal-Mart, Northern Illinois University, Shell Oil, Coca Cola, the US Navy, Berkeley College of Music, The Walt Disney Company, Toyota Motor Sales, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, Dow, Northrop Grumman, Kodak, Hyatt, Nestle, NASA and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.  


ACT-SO alumni occupy a wide array of careers including executive positions with corporations like Lockheed Martin and Citigroup—one even serves a vocal coach for FOX television’s “American Idol.” Famed ACT-SO alumni include musician Kanye West, actress Jada Pinkett-Smith, filmmaker John Singleton and comedian Anthony Anderson.     


Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.     


MEETINGS EVERY THURSDAY AT NORTHWEST LIBRARY OR DOWNTOWN LIBRARY AT 6:30 P.M. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE AT CALL CEDRIC AT (937) 414-2675 OR DR. MOYLER AT  (937) 835-5942.


2018 LOCAL GOLD MEDAL WINNERS         


DANCE TRADITION 


Lamont Higgins   

Stivers School for the Arts        


BIOCHEMISTRY   


Sidney Jones   

Dayton STEM             


POETRY PERFORMANCE   


Malia Mabry   

Stivers School for the Arts       


PHOTOGRAPHY   


Havahn Williams-Rollins   

Stivers School for the Arts        


2018 LOCAL SILVER MEDAL WINNER         


PAINTING


Eva Arnold

Home-Schooled


MUSIC VOCAL CLASSICAL    


Braelyn Ewing   

Stivers School for the Arts


POETRY PERFORMANCE & SHORT STORY


Jeanell Nutter

Licking Heights High School (Columbus, Ohio)       


2018 LOCAL BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS         


FILMMAKING  


Eva Arnold   

Home-Schooled        


MUSIC VOCAL CLASSICAL    


Corrie Smith  

Stivers School for the Arts