Overview of NAACP Branch 1034
Lake Elsinore / Southwest Riverside County Branch of the NAACP (Unit #1034) is classified as a 501(c)4 entity.
In 1976 a number of concerned citizens assembled to bring a NAACP branch to Lake Elsinore and support the core mission and vision. The group had a focus in reaching out to the public and ensuring the support of civil rights issues in a spirit of 'justice for all.'
Office is currently not staffed. All officers are volunteers.
15 – 20 member Executive Committee comprised of six officers and the other at-large members have general control of affairs and programs of the branch as outlined in the NAACP Constitution and By-laws and the Association’s 2015-2016 Mission, Vision, Events and Programs as implemented by the standing committees, as required. Pastor William Oliver is the President and official Branch spokesperson.
The Lake Elsinore / Southwest Riverside County Branch currently has 170 members. Any person who is in accordance with the principles and policies of the Association may become a member of the Branch by paying an annual fee of $30.
MISSION & VISION:
The NAACP insures the political, educational, social and economic mission and equality of minority groups and citizens; achieves equality of rights and eliminates race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; removes all barriers of racial discrimination through the democratic processes; seeks to enact and enforce federal, state and local laws securing Civil Rights; informs the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and seeks its elimination; educates persons as to their constitutional rights and takes all lawful action in furtherance of these principles.
Metropolitan area served includes: Corona, Norco, Canyon Lake, Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, Temecula, Murrieta, Sun City, Perris and Menifee.
Executive Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month on a Zoom conference call.
General Membership meetings are scheduled on the 4th Saturday of the month from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. at Grace and Truth Worship Ministry, 31620 Auto Center Drive, Lake Elsinore. Contact the branch for online attendance option.