Gina Wilson-Steward President
Pastor Velma Jean Overman First Vice President
Rev. John D. Hearn Jr Second Vice President
Ruby Richards Secretary
Gwendolyn Patrick Treasurer
Te'Anne Townsand Assistant Treasurer
STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS
Dr. Fleda Fleming Scholarships Chair
Marvin Franklin Education Chair
Dakima Jackson Freedom Fund Chair
LeKisha Maxwell Armed Service & Veterans Affairs Chair
Kimberly Clemons Membership & Life Membership Chair
Lawrence Biggs Political Action Chair
Jessika Kennedy Youth Works Chair
Bernard Jackson Young Adult Chair
Cassy Jones-McBryde WIN (Women in NAACP)
Velma Jean Overman Community Coordination Chair
Darwin Griffin Labor & Industry Chair
The Health and Religious Affairs Committee partnered to have a discussion on the COVID-19 VACCINE.
Members of the community were able to ask questions from Genelle Allen from Wayne County to share the importance of getting the Vaccine.
Members of the Black and Latino Communities are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19, but have less access to getting vaccinations.
More information about COVID-19 can be found on www.waynecounty.com
During the 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner, Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II presented Rev. John Hearn, Jr., the Pastor of Christian Faith Ministries in Garden City with the 1st Annual Champion of Faith Award. The winner of the Award was the church who had the most new memberships in the Western Wayne County NAACP over a 3-month.period The second place church was Christ Temple City of Refuge in Inkster.
The Competition for the 2021 Champion of Faith Winner has started and will end on September 30th.
For more information contact Pastor Velma Overman—Religious Affairs Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP had a great event on February 8, 2020 to test their knowledge on Black History, History of the NAACP and history of the branch. The winners were a team comprised of youth from New Jerusalem MBC and New Hope MBC. The youth represented six churches in our region; The other four churches were Love Joy MBC, Pentecost MBC, Gethsemane MBC, Christian Faith Ministries and Christ Temple City of Refuge. The Competition was held at Pentecost MBC, the food was provided by The PEN Enrichment Center, the certificates were provided by the Telegram News. Each member of the winning team was awarded a youth membership to the Western Wayne County NAACP by Operation Refuge.s.