There is a fight against voting rights around the country, from early voting restrictions, voter ID laws and polling place closings--the battle is real.
The NAACP is the nation’s oldest pre-eminent civil rights organization. In existence for nearly a century, the NAACP is responsible for a number of victories in the struggle for justice and equality in America.
Often organizations struggle with what they define as “hard to reach communities”, but I believe there is no such thing. This is a definition for those organizations that “don’t know how to reach communities” and tries to address one community issue at a time. Organizations must learn how to authentically engage with communities, which requires more listening and learning than doing.
The US Department of Homeland Security has announced that beginning early next year, it will set up a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (FRPP).
I MATTER is the NAACP Youth and College Division’s campaign to address gun violence, police brutality and racial profiling.
NAACP branches are working hard against racial profiling incidents across the country.
NAACP national President and CEO Cornell William Brooks discusses the importance of the youth role in the Association and the latest info on NAACP action in Ferguson/racial profiling.
NAACP Criminal Justice holds next part of Re-entry toolkit trainings.
NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks is on the road and he’s coming to a town near you.
NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks discusses Holder resignation, his legacy and its affect on Ferguson.
NAACP Criminal Justice is hosting a series of Google Hangout on Airs for those who were formerly incarcerated, getting them on the road to success.
WE tv and the NAACP hosted a Concert For A Cause, Sept. 18, 2014 7:00pm at Howard University's Cramton Auditorium. WE tv talent and literacy advocates SWV, Erica Campbell and Traci Braxton performed live--bringing awareness to the #NAACPreads campaign.
The NAACP will release a groundbreaking new report on racial profiling titled, “Born Suspect: Stop-and-Frisk Abuses & Continued Fight to End Racial Profiling in America.”
Gateway to Leadership is an eight week paid summer internship program, sponsored by the NAACP, United Negro College Fund and Money Management Institute, for junior undergraduates attending HBCU’s. Interns are placed at the leading finance and investment companies in the nation.
NAACP testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, urging the committee to consider the NAACP's list of recommendations.