Kellye Cunningham Watkins has been involved in the NAACP since elementary school in the Louisville Youth Council. Her desire is that youth have the passion to continue to educate themselves on the importance of civil rights advocacy and its history. Everyone can contribute their gifts and talents to this movement and great organization. Kellye wants her leadership in the NAACP to develop a holistic relationship with the Youth & College and help them to be the leaders of our communities. Besides being Region III Adult Representative for the National Youth Work Committee, she is also the Louisville Youth Council Advisor and the State Advisor for Kentucky Youth & College.