NAACP Convention: Free and public events

NAACP Convention: Free and public events

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The nation's oldest civil rights organization comes to Cincinnati. The July 16-20 event will be held at the Duke Energy Center under the theme, "Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count."

At the convention, members from the organization's 2,200 branches and conferences will hold sessions on local activism, debate and adopt new policy for the organization, and welcome new youth and college leaders joining the movement.

Here are a list of free and public events happening at the convention this year:

NAACP Convention Exhibit Hall – FREE and Open Daily – July 16-20 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Duke Energy Convention Center

Health Screenings

Authors' Booths

Marketplace Vendor Booths

Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce "Power Hours"

NAACP Night with The Reds – Friday, July 15 – 7 p.m. – Great American Ball Park

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus – Westin Cincinnati Hotel

Free Workshops – More information: 1-800-344-9724

(VIBE) Raheem DeVaughn – Free Concert at Fountain Square – Saturday, July 16 – 8:30-11 p.m. – Fountain Square

Gospel Music On Fountain Square – 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. – Fountain Square

Public Mass Meeting - Sunday, July 17 – 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. – Duke Energy Convention Center

Diversity Career Fair – Tuesday, July 19 – Noon - 6 p.m. – Duke Energy Convention Center

For more information and a full schedule of events for the 107th NAACP Convention in Cincinnati, please visit

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