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NAACP Econ Brings Financial Empowerment to Convention

The NAACP Economic Department brought financial empowerment to the 104th NAACP Annual Convention last week in Orlando, Florida.


Pastors Lead the Fight to End HIV

On Sunday, July 14th pastors across America partnered with the NAACP on the Day of Unity to preach about HIV as a social justice issue.  The annual day brought together faith leaders nationwide to join the movement to stop the social injustices that have led to the unequal impact HIV is having in their communities. 


2013 ACT-SO Awards

In case you missed it, watch a playback of this year's ACT-SO Award show in Orlando, Florida at the NAACP National Convention.


Membership Matters

One of the major themes for the Membership Department for 2013 has been remembrance and activism--as we remember the path that was forged for us, we continue our activism, laying the path ahead of us.


56th President of Haiti Addresses the NAACP

Haitian President Michel Martelly gave his remarks at the Opening Public Mass Meeting, Sunday, July 14th--addressing a crowd of thousands at the 104th Annual NAACP National Convention in Orlando, Florida.


Voting Rights Victories Across the Country

Since the 103rd Convention, the Voting Rights Initiative has led the fight for restoring the rights of people with former felony convictions and ending voter suppression across the country.


Building Healthier, Stronger Communities

The NAACP Health Programs Department has made strides in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic; ending childhood obesity; working to implement the Affordable Care Act in all 50 states and reducing health disparities among communities of color.


Advancing Sustainable Communities

The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Department has continued the efforts to end pollution in communities of color and create environments that promote community health and safety.


Celebrating Legal Victories

The Supreme Court's latest term came to a historic in the June. Within the span of weeks, the Court issued major decisions on voting rights and registration, affirmative action, and same-sex marriage.


The Day of Unity

Today marks the second annual national Day of Unity, a day that unites faith leaders nationwide in the fight to end the HIV epidemic. Hundreds of faith leaders around the country join to together on this day in support of the NAACP's The Black Church and HIV: The Social Justice Imperative initiative to preach a powerful message on HIV/AIDS as a social justice issue.


Court Moves Towards Marriage Equality in Landmark DOMA decision

On June 26, 2013, the US Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in the landmark US v. Windsor case, holding that the federal law unconstitutionally deprived legally married same-sex couples of equal protection of law under the Fifth Amendment.


Convention Kick-Off

Convention is upon us! This weekend we will gather in Orlando, Florida to kick off the NAACP’s 104th National Convention.


NAACP Trains State Conferences to Provide Financial Education

The NAACP Economic Department welcomes NAACP state conference leaders from across the country to its annual Train the Trainers.


Paparazzi Princesses at the NAACP Author’s Pavilion

The NAACP will welcome teen authors, Reginae Carter and Bria Williams at the 104th National Convention’s Author’s Pavilion in Orlando, Florida—they’ll be signing their book, Paparazzi Princesses on Saturday, July 13.


NAACP Law Fellows Visit Kellogg’s

On June 18th, the other NAACP Law Fellows arrived in Battle Creek, Michigan to visit with members of the legal department of Kellogg's. "Law" isn't the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of the famous breakfast company, but I quickly learned that Kellogg's is home to a cheerful team of accomplished attorneys and legal staffers with stories to tell and the type of advice that only comes from a lifetime of reaching to the top.


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