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ABOUT THE NAACP


Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities.
                        
NAACP Vision Statement


The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.


NAACP Mission Statement


The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and discrimination.


National NAACP  Programs & Departments



Our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. And we’ve been doing it since 1909.  








1. Civic Engagement
2. Environmental & Climate Justice

3. Federal Advocacy

4. Health

5. Economic Opportunity

6. Criminal Justice