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Media Diversity/NAACP Hollywood Bureau led by Robin Harrison – rharrison@naacpnet.org

The NAACP has fought against negative portrayals of people of color in film and television since “Birth of A Nation” in 1915.  Today the NAACP Hollywood Bureau is a satellite of the National office that deals with issues of diversity programming and minority employment in Hollywood, and oversees the production of the NAACP Image Awards.

Media Diversity Tools and Programs:

Strategic Partnerships lead by Andrea Brown-Ghee – anbrown@naacpnet.org – A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a nonbinding agreement between two or more parties outlining the terms and details of an understanding, including each parties’ requirements and responsibilities.

Some of our MOU partners include:

—  National Head Start Association
—  Federal Bureau of Investigations
—  American Red Cross
—  National Council on Aging
—  National Education Association
—  Shriners and Masons
—  AME Social Action Committee
—  Elks
—  The Links Incorporated
—  AME Zion
—  National Baptist
—  PAX Christi USA

—  National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), which consists of nine (9) international Black Greek-Lettered Organizations namely,

o   Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.,
o   Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.,
o   Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.,
o   Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.,
o   Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.,
o   Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.,
o   Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.,
o   Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
o   Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.,

This list represents over 2 million college educated primarily African-American citizens whose collective purpose is to serve the communities in which its members live and work.