Speaker Event – Environmental Injustice: Imminent Threat

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The NAACP environmental justice committee is delighted to present our guest speakers Jacqui Patterson, National NAACP Environmental Justice Program Senior Director and Sharon Lewis, Director of Conn. Coalition for Environmental Justice. Ms. Patterson and Ms. Lewis have long histories of advocating about the environmental justice movement. Please join us in this rare opportunity to gain […]

Dr Stacey Close – Juneteenth: A Lesson in American History from 1:00-2:30pm

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Please join us to honor Juneteenth with Dr. Stacey Close! The Windham-Willimantic NAACP Chapter and the Willimantic Public Library invites you to attend Dr. Stacey Close's virtual presentation Juneteenth: A Lesson in American History.Dr. Stacey Close has worked in higher education for more than 20 years.  He currently serves as the Associate Vice President for […]

Save Energy & Money While Making Your Home More Comfortable

Killingly Library Community Room 25 Westcott Road, Danielson, CT

Join us for a presentation about Home Energy Solutions, CT Incentives and Rebates for Energy Efficiency Upgrades with Leticia Colon De Mejias. Leticia Colon de Mejias is the Founder and CEO of Energy Efficiencies Solutions (EES), a Connecticut based full service energy conservation company. EES offers comprehensive solutions to conserving energy including home energy assessments, […]

Meet The Candidates!

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The Windham/Willimantic NAACP invites the community to attend a virtual political roundtable. This event will allow you an opportunity to speak to the candidates, ask questions, and get to know what their positions are on issues of concern within the community. To register press link: https://bit.ly/3D25oJQ  

Historical Workshop: Waking the Dead – The Stories Told in Artifacts and Tombstones, Oct 23rd @ 9AM

Rectory School 528 Pomfret Street, Pomfret, CT

This historical workshop is a day-long symposium that includes presentations by keynote speakers Dr. Nick Bellantoni, State Archaeologist Emeritus; Dr. Sarah Sportman, State Archaeologist; Ruth Shapleigh Brown, Executive Director of the CT Gravestone Network; Michael Carroll, Director of Rediscovering History Gravestone Restoration. The morning program will begin at the Rectory School at 9 A.M. followed […]

$20

Historical Workshop: Uncovering the Past in Ancient Burial Grounds, Oct 30th @ 1PM

Pomfret Community Center 207 Mashamoquet Road, Pomfret Center, CT

Above image is from http://theancientburyingground.org/This workshop will begin with a presentation by Ruth Shapleigh Brown at the Pomfret Community Center followed by a tour of the Sabin/South Cemetery. A demonstration on gravestone carvers, lichen removal and safe cleaning of gravestones and the care of ancient burial grounds will ensue. Ruth Shapleigh Brown is the Executive […]

$10

Historical Workshop: Native American and African Descent Genealogy, Nov 6th @ 1PM

Abington Congregational Church 542 Hampton Rd, Pomfret Center, CT

Featured image above is from https://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/Genealogist William Fothergill will share techniques he learned while researching Ebenezer Bassett, from Litchfield, CT, who was of Native and African American descent and the first person of color appointed as ambassador to Haiti in 1869. The workshop venue is located at the Abington Congregational Church. William Fothergill, an Associate […]

$10