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With over 13,000 attendees, the 114th NAACP National Convention shattered records and expectations across the region!

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We welcomed thousands to the HUB July 28-July 30th; engaged with community based organizations in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan; secured several game changing contracts for women and Black owned businesses; and members engaged in rigorous debate on issues important to Black America. By all metrics this unprecedented convening had unprecedented impact, and we could not have done it without you!

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More than 13,000 people attended the historic 114th National Convention in Boston

Boston NAACP is grateful that more than 50 Corporations embraced the Convention as Sponsors

Four Boston ACT-SO Students won Scholarship Awards in the NAACP National ACT-SO Talent Competitions

Hundreds of Policy Makers and Influencers from across the United States attended the Convention

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and City of Boston were outstanding Partners, as well as organizations like Meet Boston, local elected officials and community leaders.

Each New England NAACP Regional Office participated

90 % of vendors hired were Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises

Hundreds of news articles and television interviews were published covering the Convention from Boston to California!

"The Convention was just Awesome!  It was filled with interesting speakers, political leaders from Massachusetts and Nation-wide, and I loved The HUB experience, and mostly seeing the everyday residents from across the Commonwealth enjoying themselves.  The Convention offered something for everyone." 

- Kevin Hayden, Suffolk County District Attorney

Convention Agenda

Friday, July 28

2:00 PM - The HUB opens

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - The HUB Opening Block Party

Saturday, July 29

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - THE HUB (BCEIC) Hall A
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Workshop - BCEIC
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Opening Public Mass Meeting (BCEC) Hall B
8:30 PM to 10:30 PM - Delegates Reception - Westin Boston Seaport

Sunday, July 30

7:00 AM to 9:00 AM - Worship Service (BCEC) Hall B
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Youth Regional Meetings (BCEC)
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM - Regional Meetings (BCEC)
12:00 AM to 6:00 PM - The HUB (BCEC) Hall A
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Plenary Session (BCEC) Hall B

Monday, July 31

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM - Youth Regional Meetings (BCEC)
8:15 AM to 9:15 AM - Regional Meetings (BCEC)
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM - Resolutions Plenary Session (BCEC) Hall B

Tuesday, August 01

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Closing Plenary Session (BCEC) Hall B
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Spingarn Awards Freedom Fund Dinner (BCEC) Hall B

PRESS

WBUR

NAACP national convention kicks off in Boston

The Baystate Banner

NAACP previews national convention

WCVB

NAACP delegates examine diversity in education, housing, health

The Boston Globe

At the NAACP Convention, a day of policy discussions and recognizing progress

Thank you to our Sponsors

Blue Ribbon Sponsors and Benefits