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NAACP and Gilead Sciences Announce Commitment to Action at CGI

The NAACP and its partner, Gilead Sciences, announced a joint Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to enlist faith leaders as change agents to address the disparate impact of HIV/AIDS on the African American community.


11 Million Dollars Available in Community Development Grants

Do you or someone you know work for a 501c3 dedicated to community improvement and/or development in communities of color? If so, apply now for the Urban Lift Program.


Digital Evangelist: Free Email Clients

This week's webinar will cover how to use a free email client--allowing NAACP units to organize and message members in a more efficient and inexpensive way.


Digital Growth

Check out the growth of the NAACP the last five years.


What the March on Washington Means for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

NAACP intern Anisha Ahuja explores the lesser known but growing economic challenges facing the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community.


50 Years After the March on Washington Blog Series

Over the month of August, the NAACP Economic Department ran a blog series examining the economic status of African Americans 50 years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.


Infographic: 50 Years After the March on Washington

50 years after the March on Washington, African Americans have experienced substantive civil rights gains but also have experienced major setbacks.


NAACP Announces Financial Freedom Month Contest Winners

The NAACP Economic Department is proud to announce the winners of the 1st annual NAACP Financial Freedom Month Contest! The contest advances the NAACP’s mission to promote equal economic opportunity through organizing and activism.


His Dream Our Stories

I recently represented the NAACP and its rich history in His Dream, Our Stories, an incredible multimedia project by Comcast and NBCUniversal commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement.


Chairman Brock Asks #MOW50 to Pledge to Vote

NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock delivered remarks at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, August 24. Read the remarks here.


Yes We Will

NAACP President Ben Jealous delivered remarks at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, August 24. Read the remarks here.


NY City Council Overrides the Veto of The Community Safety Act

This week, the New York City Council voted to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto of the Community Safety Act. NAACP President Ben Jealous considers this a victory, and a step in the right direction toward ending racial profiling.


March with Million Hoodies and NAACP

Million Hoodies and New York NAACP are teaming up together to "Get On The Bus" to the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington on Saturday, August 24th.


Digital Evangelist: Using Facebook for Organizing

This week's webinar, Facebook 101 will discuss the benefits of branches using Facebook Fan Pages instead of personal profile pages.


NAACP Remembers and Honors Bill Lynch

Civil rights giant, William “Bill” Lynch passed away last week at the age of 72. The NAACP lost a friend, advocate, mentor, NAACP Life member, and brother—better known to friends and family as the “Rumpled Genius.”


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