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Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch NAACP Honors

Each year, the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch NAACP honors individuals and organizations from the greater Kalamazoo area who have positively impacted people of color in the community. 


Nominations for the Humanitarian, Distinguished Veteran and Dr. Charles C. Warfield Youth Community Service Award are now being accepted.


Deadline for Applications are due Tuesday, October 13, 2020 by 11:59PM EST.


Humanitarian Award: Honors an individual from the community whose significant contributions have improved the lives of people of color in the areas of politics, education, religion, civil rights and/or community service. 

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Distinguished Veteran Award: Honors service men and women whose lives (post military) have exemplified service and a commitment to the betterment of the greater Kalamazoo community. 

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Dr. Charles C. Warfield Youth Community Service Award Honors the fine efforts of a local African-American high school senior with a sense of community who is energetically and enthusiastically engaged in community service, community projects, and other community-based activities. 

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In 1946, eighty-seven (87) culturally diverse residents established the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch to mirror the national mission to advocate for equality, civil rights, voter mobilization and monitor equal opportunities for all people in the public and private sector for residents in the greater Kalamazoo area.

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