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.
Blog — Climate Justice
The NAACP is a part of the UN talks about climate change.
NAACP President/CEO Brooks stopped by CBS' Face the Nation to discuss stand with demonstrations and need for systemic reform.
NAACP branches are working hard against racial profiling incidents across the country.
This major victory, ending coal burning in Indianapolis is celebrated by the Indianapolis NAACP.
Jacqui Patterson, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Director presents at Earth 2100 Conference about effects of pollution/climate change.
The Gulfport NAACP has a major victory with the announcement of coal plants closing.
This week, the Mississippi Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference will convene in Jackson, Mississippi to highlight the accomplishments of those who worked to change the politically segregated Mississippi and to discuss how to continue the struggle towards Mississippi reaching its full potential.
The NAACP Minnesota State Conference of Branches' Just Energy Policies Report was released. It assesses energy policy in the state through a civil rights lens.
The NAACP's new report analyzes the energy sector and its impact on the environment and economics, with a civil rights focus.
The NAACP supports the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 Mercury and Air Toxics Rule, joins with other organizations to defend in court.
The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice program invites you to host a screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild.
This weekend, NAACP is getting ready to attend Power Shift--a conference that is a chance for youth to make a difference on environmental issues and fellowship with others of like mind.
NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program Director Jacqui Patterson gave remarks at the International Women and Earth Climate Summit.
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.