Basic requirements for NAIP candidates seeking public office
BUILDING POLITICAL POWER
In order to run for any public office as a member of and/or ballot line of the New Afrikan Independence Party, the following requirements must be met:
- You must be an organizational member of the New Afrikan Independence Party (NAIP) in good standing. Your completed membership application must be on file with our national office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- You must be registered with your local board of elections as a member of the New Afrikan Independence Party (NAIP).
- You must have been an active Party member for at least six (6) months prior to your candidacy. Active party members are those who attend and participate in Political Education and Community Organizing classes, attend NAIP-sponsored events and actively support NAIP projects and programs.
- You must demonstrate a basic understanding of the ‘Philosophy and Platform of the New Afrikan Independence Party’.
- Your campaign must be supported by your local chapter and leadership.
All Power To The People!
Chairman & Founder
January 16, 2017
New Afrikan Independence Party
MEMBERSHIP CODE OF CONDUCT
- Listen attentively to the people. There is no change without them.
- Be courteous and respectful, especially to the youth and elders.
- Protect and defend one another and your communities.
- Don’t make promises that you can’t keep. Your word is bond.
- Be honest. Do not lie, cheat or steal from the people.
- Party members must study and learn the NAIP philosophy and platform.
- Depending on their schedule and availability, all Party members must participate in Political Education (P.E) and Community Organizing (C.O.) classes.
- Learn and practice ‘criticism/self-criticism’.
- Follow your national and local leadership. Focus on principle, not personality.
- Do not use drugs, alcohol and/or intoxicants while representing the NAIP or doing Party work.
- Work hard to get things done. Talk is cheap.
- Develop and maintain a moral compass in all that you do.
National Executive Committee
January 7, 2017