WHAT DOES NAACP STAND FOR?

 

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

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 without discrimination based on race.

Objectives

 

The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution – the principal objectives of the Association shall be:

  • To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens

  • To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States

  • To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes

  • To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights

  • To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination

  • To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP’s Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.

NAACP History

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

© 2016-2017 Norwalk Branch NAACP

Call us:

203-857-9940

Email us:

NAACPNorwalk@gmail.com

Mailing Address: 

Norwalk NAACP

P.O. Box 1647, Belden Station

Norwalk, CT 06852-1647