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
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 naacpconvention.org.