National convention

The 113th NAACP National Convention will be held in Atlantic City July 14-20

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Our collective voice is power. Our community is power. And when do we get together? Powerful.

The NAACP’s 113th National Convention is the perfect setting to strengthen civil rights and all forms of socio-economic equality.

Join us in Atlantic City July 14-20 as we come together to advance policies that impact Black America.

Note: The registration link is only open to observers (non-compliant branch members, general members and non-members).

All delegates and alternates should contact their unit secretary or state conference. All National Convention attendees must be fully vaccinated and registered.

Go to https://naacp2022-observer-nm.streampoint.com/ to register.

Hotel reservations

Note: The deadline for reserving hotel rooms at Borgata, Caesar’s, Hard Rock, Ocean and Tropicana has closed. A limited number of rooms are still available at Bally’s Hotel and can be reserved using the link https://book.passkey.com/event/50322975/owner/6893/home.

This link will be available until the remaining rooms are sold.

If you have any questions regarding accommodation, please email [email protected].

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COVID Protocols

Your health and safety is a priority for us as we meet for the first time in two years. Therefore, for the safety of all in attendance, the following protocols have been implemented by the NAACP.

Anyone attending the convention, participating in any convention event, or visiting the NAACP Experience (Exhibit Hall) MUST be registered. A badge is required to attend all convention events. All participants must be fully vaccinated to attend.

Fully Vaccinated Status

Individuals are considered fully vaccinated:

• Two weeks after receiving their second dose of a two-dose series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; Where

• Two weeks after receiving a single dose vaccine for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

• Boosters are encouraged but NOT REQUIRED.

Prior to or upon arrival at the Atlantic City Convention Center, all attendees, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors, vendors and staff will be required to show proof of vaccination or provide your vaccination status to attend. Instructions for uploading your vaccination card will be sent in your convention registration email.

Face masks must be worn at all times, except when eating or drinking.

Medical suites will be at the Atlantic City Convention Center and the Tropicana Hotel. The suites will handle medical emergencies and offer COVID testing if you feel unwell.

Testing and quarantine requirements before, on-site and after the convention

The NAACP refers to CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of our attendees and staff. In addition, all convention attendees and staff should adhere to the following COVID-19 precautions regarding their vaccination status:

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Pre-convention (to know before leaving)

Registrants are encouraged to get tested and find out their status before arriving in Atlantic City, NJ.

Anyone with symptoms, who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, or who has interacted with someone who has COVID-19 should stay home.

If any of the above scenarios apply to you, please join us virtually for the Convention. Contact our registration department at [email protected] to change your registration type from in-person to virtual. Refunds will be issued for those unable to attend due to COVID-19.

On site, if you develop symptoms

You will not be allowed to attend events in person. You should self-isolate immediately and follow CDC, Federal, State of New Jersey, and Atlantic City public health protocols.

In-person registration includes access to our virtual platform. Therefore, please attend the Convention virtually while you are sick.

Post-Congress

• Monitor yourself for symptoms.

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• Take a COVID-19 test if you feel sick.

The NAACP will continue to monitor the status of the pandemic and implement or adjust appropriate health and safety protocols accordingly. Please note that these protocols are subject to change.

Philadelphia NAACP represents at the Juneteenth Parade. (Photo courtesy: Phila. NAACP)

FEATURED ATTRACTIONS

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

The fate of our democracy hangs in the balance. The NAACP General Counsel’s Office is offering two days of free continuing legal education training on redistricting and voting rights. From July 17-18, learn from a distinguished panel of attorneys and senior executives from the ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and more.

Virtual job fair

Are you looking for a change in your career? The NAACP Virtual Career Fair has partnered with companies across the country looking for Black professionals like you! This event is designed to virtually bring together 30+ employers and job seekers for jobs that can be done remotely or on-site.

The 51st Annual NAACP Experience

The 51st Annual NAACP is your one-stop-shop, where business, government, minority, and nonprofit exhibitors showcase their products and services, beginning Saturday, July 16 and ending Tuesday, July 19.

This event provides an opportunity for sponsors, partners, businesses, civic organizations and vendors to access both NAACP members and the local community during our convention. Admission is free and open to the general public.