Category: NAACP

OhioMBE Guest Column: It’s not personal it’s Business

It’s not personal it’s Business By Nana Watson Columbus NAACP President It’s not personal it’s Business.  This is a common saying of those who are in business.  For the past three years the NAACP has worked tirelessly to help those in business to get a foothold into many governmental and private entities, businesses who normally…

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Mayor Ginther and Building-Construction Unions Sign Community Benefits Agreement

Mayor Ginther and Building-Construction Unions Sign Community Benefits Agreement Mayor Andrew J. Ginther, other city officials, labor leaders and stakeholders signed a Community Benefits Agreement on April 11  for the construction of the new Linden Community Center and Park. The agreement, similar to the one being used for the construction of Fire Station #35 on…

Columbus NAACP Membership Drive

Columbus NAACP Membership Drive Dear Friend, The Columbus Chapter of the NAACP has overcome some difficult challenges in past years, but we did not see our glass as “half-empty.”  Instead, we decreed and declared our glass to be full and running over. We are delighted to report that today our chapter is fiscally sound.  We…

Columbus NAACP Call to Action on Franklin County’s Inclusion Plan

Join the oldest and boldest civil rights organization in America – your Columbus branch of the NAACP on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 9 am., County Commissioners General Meeting, 373 S. High Street, 26th Floor. The Commissioners will vote on the diversity and inclusion plan for the new jail and morgue which is not beneficial for Black businesses.  …