Framing a Green Economy Based on Social Justice

In order to take part in the green economy we must approach it with a social justice lens. Director of Environmental and Climate Justice Jacqui Patterson shares what a justice-based green economy looks like and how it can be implemented while respecting all rights for all people.

Register for the 9th Annual Leadership 500 Summit

The ninth NAACP Leadership 500 Summit will focus on making significant progress in eight key areas: Economic Empowerment, Criminal Justice, Health, Media & Technology, Environmental & Energy Justice, Education International Initiatives, and Entrepreneurship.

Ending the Death Penalty in Delaware

The Delaware State Senate voted 11-10 on a bill to repeal the death penalty in the state.

NAACP Leaders Speak Out About Gun Violence

NAACP New York Conference President Hazel Dukes spoke at the New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Rally this week.

President Jealous Speaks at Wharton

President Benjamin Jealous recently spoke to a group of students from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Marriage Equality and DOMA

This week, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.


Jaqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice program, is delivering a training at the Region III CRATI.

Good Jobs, Green Jobs Pre-Conference in DC

"Bridging the Gap: Connecting Black Communities to the Green Economy" will take place on April 15th from 8am to 10pm in Washington, DC.


Jaqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, delivered a powerful training last week.

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10th marked the National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.


Jaqui Patterson presented a training about environmental issues in Region VI.

Traci Braxton’s Unsung Hero: Melba Moore

WEtv star Traci Braxton talks about her Unsung Hero of Black History month

Life After College Series: Financial Wellness

The NAACP Economic Department & Wells Fargo teamed up to provide financial education to college students and recent graduates.

Great Turnout in Chicago for NAACP Job Fair & FACT!

Over 600 people turned out for the NAACP Job Fair and near half of those participants were connected with economic resources at the Financial Advocacy and Community Tour.

Towanda Braxton’s Hero: Curtis Benjamin – Founder of “Saving Our Daughters”

Towanda Braxton shares her Unsung Hero of Black History Month

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