A Statement From President Pace

We are proud of the many achievements of our group and cognizant that much more work needs to be done. Please read this statement from our Branch President. Kankakee-County-NAACP-Statement-042718

A Thanksgiving Message From Our President

I want to take a moment and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! We have been through a lot this year, which makes it all the more important to remember how much we have to be thankful for. From the successful Freedom Fund Banquet, health fair, our voter registrations, GOTV, free legal clinics, to the executive […]

President’s Statement on Police Shootings in Baton Rouge

Kankakee NAACP President Theodis Pace today released the following statement following the fatal shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, LA: Amidst our national convention, we are prayerfully concerned about the preliminary reports of several officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge. As we the NAACP convenes in Cincinnati under the theme, “Our Lives Matter, […]

About Alton Sterling

NAACP Members, Alton Sterling was a 37-year-old Black father of five selling CDs outside of a local store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He did not deserve to die. Yet here we are again. Another Black man slain by police. Another hashtag carrying the fury and pain of his community. And another family deep in mourning […]