ILLINOIS STATE CONFERENCE EVENTS
From 10:00am to 3:00pm
NAACP Springfield Lobby
May 9 th, 2018
Civil Rights Advocacy Training Institue
Looking forward to seeing you all in Springfield, Illinois.
“The Call” to establish the NAACP was issued after a race riot in Springfield in 1908.
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The Springfield NAACP Branch will be Hosting the Civil Rights Advocacy Training.
Civil Rights Advocacy Training Institute (CRATI) trains officers and representatives of local units to do the work of the NAACP. The CRATI reaches out to empower our Civil Rights leaders with new information and skills to aid in our fight for justice and equality. The CRATI is designed for each Unit (Adult and Youth) to send participants that will train and lead others.
Participants will be able to:
Gain information related to advocacy campaigns in economic empowerment, education, justice, health and voter empowerment; learn New methods and techniques for designing impactful Civil Rights Campaigns; Connect with other Activists, Members, and State Conference Officers; and
hear from members of the National Board of Directors, and National Staff.
The Room Block at the Crowne Plaza Springfield for the Region 3 CRATI is now Open!
See below the link to reserve rooms for the Region 3 CRATI sat the Crowne Plaza Springfield.
The Regional Civil Rights Advocacy Training Institute is an annual leadership training conference designed to empower volunteer youth and adult leaders become more adept in carrying out the civil rights advocacy responsibilities of Midwest Region III NAACP units. Conference delegates participate in training workshops and clinics designated to improve program development to implementation toward programmatic areas of concern within the Region. The Regional Field Director is responsible for all aspects of planning the conference with the assistance of the Regional Planning Committee
National Board of Directors, NAACP (April 21, 2001). Proposed Strategic Priorities and Goals,
2002-2006. Baltimore, MD: NAACP.
This year, the Region III Civil Rights Advocacy Training Institute (CRATI) will focus on the “Game Changer”
Long Term Goals: Five Game Changers
• Economic Sustainability
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
NextGen is a 12-month leadership development training program for NAACP members between the ages of 21 and 35.
The NextGen curriculum focuses on leadership development but also includes training in legislative action, advocacy and program planning consistent with the six NAACP Game Changer areas – Economic Sustainability, Education, Health, Criminal Justice, Civic Engagement and Youth Engagement.
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