National Juneteenth Observance Foundation|
1100 15th Street, N.W., Suite #300
Washington, DC 20005
202-331-8864 202-331-8876 Fax
662-247-1471 662-247-1384 Fax
www.19thofJune.com e-mail: MyersFound@aol.com
TO: Juneteenth Affiliates, Organizations & Friends
FROM: Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D. Chairman
RE: Juneteenth Affiliate Appeal For Membership
The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) and the campaign to establish Juneteenth Independence Day as a National Holiday needs your support. Join the NJOF as an Affiliate Juneteenth Organization. A NJOF Affiliate Membership Application can be found at http://www.19thofJune.com.
Annual membership dues has been set at $120.00 (averaging $10.00 per month). This can be paid in one lump sum or you can participate in our NJOF Fundraising Program. Participation in the program consist of purchasing an unlimited domestic telephone service with our corporate sponsor STARTEL Communications, Inc. for one year. The cost of the service is $69.00 (plus $3.55 federal excise tax), totaling $72.55 per month. The NJOF will receive $10.00 per month from the your purchase of the service which will be applied to your annual membership dues.
NJOF Affiliate Membership benefits presently include:
For registration and information about the 4th Annual National Juneteenth Convention contact John Thompson or Trudy Coleman at 909-268-7104 or e-mail at Juneteentham@eathlink.net.
For information on the 2nd Annual WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH 2001 National Holiday Observance, at the Lincoln Memorial, National Mall and US Capitol Grounds, June 16-19, 2001, contact Dr. Myers at 662-247-1471 or e-mail at MyesrFound@aol.com. Web sites are as follows:
Thank you for your support for our efforts to establish Juneteenth Independence Day as a National Holiday in America!
Definition and Conditions for Affiliate Association to the NJOF for Review and Comment by the Board of Directors
An Affiliate to the NJOF can only be an organization that was created to promote Juneteenth Independence Day (June 19, 1865) as the official recognition of independence for all African-Americans in this country. An Affiliate organization must be an incorporated body and functioning under the laws of their state. An organization may seek the assistance of the Foundation in becoming incorporated prior to seeking an affiliate status.
An Affiliate will be entitled to the support and assistance of the Foundation as it relates to promoting the ideals of Juneteenth Independence activities. Both the Affiliate and the Foundation will have the right to provide advice and offer recommendations to each other in their approach and policy of addressing activities and events. Affiliates would have access to communication and information developed by the Foundation. Affiliates may be selected to participate on various standing or ad hoc committees of the Foundation. An Affiliates organization will have no voting rights in the affairs of the Foundation. The organization will be required to submit an application to the Foundation for acceptance. Affiliates will be able to publish information about their activities through the Foundation for nationwide distribution. There will be a nominal affiliation fee for continued participation as an affiliate.
The Affiliate shall be required to have a compatible mission to that of the Foundation. An affiliate must be willing to support the goals of the Foundation by disseminating information of Foundation events and activities and provide local publicity as needed.
Upon application, an affiliate will be entitled to apply to the Foundation for support and assistance for local activities consistent with the mission of the Foundation.
An affiliate will be required to enter into an affiliation contract under which their relationship to the Foundation is governed. An Affiliate at all times and for all purposes is a separate legal entity and shall act in an independent, separate legal capacity and not as an employee, agent, or representative of the Foundation.