WHEREAS, on February 12, 2009, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will celebrate its 100th Anniversary; and
WHEREAS, the NAACP was founded on beliefs embodied in the Constitution of the United States of America which stands for equality and equal opportunity for all regardless of race; and
WHEREAS, members of the NAACP, in keeping with the charge of our founders, stands for equal justice and against all forms of injustice; and
WHEREAS, the NAACP work promotes equity and justice for all people; and
WHEREAS, the NAACP will continue to fight for justice for all; and
WHEREAS, the work of the NAACP has benefited all people; and
WHEREAS, the efforts of the NAACP deserve broad recognition;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that all Units of the NAACP shall petition their local, state, and national elected and appointed officials to issue proclamations dated February 12, 2009, honoring the NAACP and its work, and commemorating the NAACP's 100th Anniversary.