Since 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has had as its mission: “to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. The El Paso Branch of NAACP, established in 1914, is the oldest branch in Texas that continues the tradition.
On October 2-5, 2014, Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel, 2027 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX we will host the 78th Annual Texas State NAACP Convention.
We are inviting city, county and state officials to include a welcome letter in our souvenir program booklet. The welcome letters should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please cc: email@example.com. Mrs. Linda Lydia is the NAACP State Secretary and Convention Coordinator. Please send no later than September 22, 2014.
The following events are open to the public:
The Opening Reception hosted by the
El Paso Branch and Destination El Paso (Visitors)
October 2, 2014 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., McKelligon Canyon (nc)
The President’s Luncheon
Tickets – Friday, Oct. 3 – 12:30 – $35.00
Touch Bearer’s Reception
Friday, Oct. 3 – 7:00 p.m. (nc)
Texas Heroes Banquet
Saturday, Oct 4 – 7:30 p.m. – $50.00
Luncheon Table for 10 – $300.00* and TX Heroes Banquet Table for 10 – $400.00
Ticket information: Mr. or Mrs. Howell at (915) 821-4267 or 474-3942/474-1247, or Mr. Gregg Davis at
We cordially invite you, staff or/and members of your organization to join us for this special occasion. We will have guests from throughout the state of Texas, some Congressional visitors, and possible some National Officers since we are celebration our 100 year birthday. We look forward to seeing you there. If you plan to attend the Reception please contact us.
Harold Howell, President
El Paso Branch NAACP