Annual Health Fair 2017

The annual Kankakee Branch NAACP Health Fair will be held from 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, September 23rd at the Kankakee Public Library Fourth Floor Auditorium. There will be health screenings, flu shotes, information, door prizes, fun for the kids and more. Come join us! Download a printable flier to share.

2016 Kankakee County Candidates Debates

These events were sponsored by the NAACP of Kankakee County. Watch the full videos, courtesy of the Kankakee Public Library. States Attorney Republican Ed Glazar and Democrat Jim Rowe faced off in the 2016 Kankakee County States Attorney debate on Tuesday evening, October 18th. County Auditor Candidates Jake Lee (R) and Deborah Woodruf (D) participate […]

12th Annual Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month Reception

In the interest of celebrating the cultural diversity of our community, the Kankakee County Hispanic Partnership, Inc. cordially invites you to the 12th Annual Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month Educational Gift Awards and Reception. It will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in the Fourth Floor Auditorium of the Kankakee Public Library at 1:30 p.m. During the […]

Kennedy Middle School Career Day – April 21st

NAACP Branch 3035 President Theodis Pace met with the Kankakee County Economic Alliance this week to invite members to participate in the Kennedy Middle School Career Day event. The Career Day will be held on April 21, 2016 from Noon to 3 PM at the school. Click here for more information.

Dr. Preston Williams Keynote

Dr. Preston Williams Jr. presented an inspirational and very funny keynote speech at the 2016 City of Kankakee Black History Celebration of Education. Dr. Williams spoke of his youth in Kankakee, while offering a guide to youth for a successful future. The Kankakee County Branch of the NAACP was a co-sponsor of this event.

The Rauner Agenda

On Saturday, September 12, 2015 the Kankakee Federation of Labor AFL-CIO will be holding a Public Forum on the effects of the Rauner Agenda for everyday working people. The Kankakee Chapter of the NAACP will also be participating. It will be held at Kankakee Community College from 10 AM to Noon in the Iroquois Room.

2015 Freedom Fund Banquet

Save the date! November 7th The 2015 NAACP Branch 3035 Freedom Fund Banquet will be held on November 7th at the Hilton Garden Inn, 455 Riverstone Parkway in Kankakee. Our special guest speaker will be South Carolina State Representative Jenny Horne. You may remember Ms. Horne’s incredible speech in the South Carolina Assembly during the confederate […]

Racial Taboo Townhall Meeting October 27th

The Kankakee County Branch NAACP will be co-sponsoring a townhall meeting on race, featuring the film Racial Taboo, at the Kankakee Public Library auditorium on Tuesday October 27th, 2015 from 6 to 8 PM. The meeting will be an opportunity to learn more about the relationships in our society between people of various races, to […]

2014 Freedom Fund Banquet November 1st

All In For Justice and Equality! The Annual Kankakee County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be held on November 1st, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 455 Riverstone Parkway in Kankakee. The networking hour begins at 5 PM with the banquet and special program starting at 6 PM. Our theme this year is “All In […]