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8 Jul 2022

The 113th NAACP National Convention being held in Atlantic City from July 14-20

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Our collective voice is power. Our community is power. And when we gather? Powerful.

The 113th NAACP National Convention is the perfect setting to strengthen civil rights and every form of socio-economic equality.

Join us in Atlantic City from July 14-20 as we convene to progress policies that impact Black America.

Please note: Registration link is open to Observers (non-compliant branch members, nembers-at-large, and non-members) only. 

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

Please note: The deadline to book 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 booked 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 housing, please email [email protected].

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COVID Protocols

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

Everyone attending the Convention, participating in a convention event, or visiting the NAACP Experience (exhibit hall) MUST be registered. A badge is required to participate in all convention events.  All attendees must be fully vaccinated to attend.  

Fully Vaccinated Status 

Individuals are considered fully vaccinated:   

•  Two weeks after receiving their second dose in a two-dose series for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; or   

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

•  Boosters are encouraged but NOT REQUIRED.   

Before 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 on uploading your vaccination card will be sent in your convention registration email.  

Face masks must be worn at all times unless you are eating or drinking.  

Medical suites will be at the Atlantic City Convention Center and Tropicana hotel. The suites will handle medical emergencies and offer COVID testing should one feel unwell.  

Pre, Onsite, and Post Convention Testing and Quarantine Requirements   

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

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Pre-convention (know before you go)

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

Any person exhibiting symptoms, who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, or who has interacted with someone with 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 to individuals who cannot attend due to COVID-19.   

While onsite, if you develop symptoms

You will not be permitted to attend any in-person events. You must isolate immediately and follow the CDC, federal, the state of New Jersey, and Atlantic City public health protocols.   

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

Post-Convention

•  Monitor yourself for symptoms. 

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

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

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

FEATURED ATTRACTIONS

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Training

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The fate of our democracy is at stake. The NAACP Office of the General Counsel is offering two days of FREE Continuing Legal Education training on redistricting and voting rights. From July 17-18, learn from a distinguished panel including lawyers and senior staff from ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and more.

Virtual Career Fair

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

The 51st Annual NAACP Experience 

The 51st Annual NAACP Experience is your one-stop-shop, where corporate, government, minority, and non-profit exhibitors display their products and services, beginning on Saturday, July 16, and closing on Tuesday, July 19. 

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

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