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NAACP St. Louis County announces John Bowman as new president

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Amid a tough last few months, the NAACP St. Louis County Branch continues to stand firm and strong. Surging ahead with a renewed sense of purpose, the members rally behind their former 1st Vice President and newly appointed President, John Bowman. In a resounding show of support, NAACP St. Louis County embraces change, forward movement and administrative adjustments with a clarion call lead by John Bowman entitled: Rediscovering Our Purpose.

Charging into 2020, NAACP St. Louis County firmly recommits itself to embracing the mission of the National Organization: “…to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.” Committing to Census 2020 awareness and Voter registration initiatives for St. Louis, NAACP St. Louis County affirms itself as a prominent vehicle of social justice.

Through these initiatives and others, President John Bowman leads the organization forward. Bowman, a longstanding community leader, public servant and lawmaker, has passed various legislation on education reform, women’s and men’s health issues, senior and urban renewal issues during his term as Vice Chair of the House of Committees on Education, Economic Development, and Labor.

As a contributor to the Missouri Minimum Wage Law, Bowman is no stranger to policy reform or standing up for the rights of underrepresented persons. John Bowman brings a stellar body of work to include various awards, accolades and recommendations for his outstanding service to the State of Missouri.

NAACP St. Louis County, along with National President Derrick Johnson, stand with John Bowman and looks forward to continued momentum, progress, change and social action for all Missourians.