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  • Writer's pictureSarasota NAACP

What We've Done Recently

Reported March 2024

  • Members attended SURE’S Nehemiah Action session. Working towards more affordable housing was selected as SURE’s focus.

  • Participated in the Black Family Wellness Expo

  • Continued to work with Superintendent Conner to develop a task force to address how Black History is taught in Sarasota County schools.

  • Continuing a program started in 2022, Bill Woodson made a presentation to the new class of Sarasota City Police recruits in an effort to build more trust and understanding between the police department and the community it serves.

Reported February 2024

  • Met with Sarasota Schools Superintendent Conner to discuss his transitional plan and plans for closing the school achievement gap

  • Met with Chief of Police Troche to discuss 2023 falling crime statistics

  • Volunteered to participate in the Student Code of Conduct Focus Group for the school district

  • Followed up on 2 legal redress issues filed through our website.

  • Made plans to hold fundraising events in order for the Youth members to attend the NAACP National Convention in Las Vegas. Find more information about the above by attending an upcoming meeting.

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