ST. LOUIS COUNTY NAACP

Courage Will Not Skip This Generation

YPN & the naacp

Providing A Pipeline for Leadership


Why did america's oldest and largest Civil Rights Organization Need a Young Professionals Network? 

ONE•COURAGE WILL NOT SKIP THIS GENERATION

TWO •THE NAACP NEEDED A PIPELINE TO RECRUIT AND RETAIN
EMERGING LEADERS IN THE ST. LOUIS METROPOLITAN AREA 

THREE •TO AID IN THE RECRUITMENT OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO THE ST. LOUIS REGION FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

FOUR • ENGAGE THE CIVIC PRIDE OF YOUNG ST. LOUISAN'S TO
ENCOURAGE THEM TO LIVE AND WORK WITHIN THE ST. LOUIS
REGION  


2016 PROGRAMATIC FOCUS AREAS

Financial Literacy
We equip our members with the ability to understand how money works in the world: and strengthen their potential to make, manage and invest it for the financial betterment. 

Civic and Political Engagement  
The YPN works to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. Our programs and initiatives promote the quality of life within the St. Louis Metropolitan area, through both political and non-political processes.

Health & Public Safety
Our members work to improve the health and well being of African American families and families of color. 

Health & Public Safety  
The NAACP National Education Program strives to ensure that all students have access to an equal and high-quality public education by eliminating education-related racial and ethnic disparities in our public schools

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