The Meadville Branch of the NAACP’s Political Action Committee (PAC) will support the NAACP’s mission to ensure political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and eliminate race-based discrimination. The PAC works to ensure voter empowerment through providing awareness, training, voter registration, education, and election participation. The PAC also maintains ongoing engagement with the Meadville City Council, city manager and police chief to strengthen the relationship between the City, the police and our diverse community.
NAACP | 2271 | Meadville’s Political Action Committee hosted a candidate forum for Meadville City Council candidates in May 2021.
WHAT WE DO
- Meet quarterly with City officials to discuss issues related to communication, policing policies, and diversity.
- Promote speakers and discussions regarding relevant political actions;
- Issue-focused political action notifications through email and social media;
- Promote participation in local, state, and national elections;
- Facilitate engagement with elected officials;
- Work towards diversity and inclusion in all municipal boards and commissions;
- Partner with local, state, and national civic organizations;
- Inform the electorate of candidate views;
- Hold elected officials accountable;
- Collaborate with other NAACP committees.
Currently, the PAC meets on an as needed basis and with the City quarterly.
Please email Chair, Marcia Metcalfe (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have concerns or would like to become involved.
- Hold candidate forums for 2023 elections
- Support increased levels of voter registration and voting among minority population in the City of Meadville.
- Advocate for relevant local, state, and federal legislation that aligns with the mission and vision of the NAACP;
CHAIR AND CONTACT INFORMATION AND MEMBERS
Marcia Metcalfe, Chair (email@example.com)
Pastor Cameron Bowman, President, Meadville Chapter NAACP
Sam Byrd, Vice-President, Meadville Chapter NAACP
Lisa Pepicelli. Esq.
Christopher Young, Esq.