Springfield NAACP to Get New, Younger Leadership

The Springfield NAACP will hold a ceremony Friday to install Toni Robinson as their new leader.

Evangel graduate Robinson, 25, is the first millennial to lead the local chapter of the NAACP. She will serve a two-year term as the group’s president.

Current president Cheryl Clay will assume the role of Springfield NAACP secretary.

A ceremony for Robinson’s swearing-in and for other members of the Springfield NAACP executive committee will be held Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the Diversity Center at Washington Avenue Baptist Church, 803 N. Drury Lane. The event is open to the public.

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