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It’s Time to Get HYPE!

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.


What Does the Affordable Health Care Act and Food Day have in Common?

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.


Payne Theological Seminary, NAACP Partner To Fight HIV/AIDS


Breastfeeding is Key to Eliminate Health Disparities


Lifting Every Voice in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity


Day of Unity: Faith Leaders What Will You Do to Get Involved?

Celebrating 3yr. NAACP Day of Unity at NAACP Convention Las Vegas Nevada.


HIV and the Faith Community: Fighting the Epidemic in the Black Community

Day of Unity: Twitter Townhall


From the Pulpit to the Pew: Serving as Agents of Change

The Black community has looked to the NAACP and the Black Church as leaders of change in critical issues of social justice. Take our pledge today.


Bringing Value, Voice and Passion to the Fight against HIV

The NAACP Health Program details their effort to address HIV in the community.


Making Equity Count in the Built Environment

The NAACP and Safe Routes to School National Partnership partners to advocate for safer environments for children.


Start the Conversation in Observance of World AIDS Day

For the past 25 years, World AIDS Day has commemorated the lives of more than 35 million people who have died from the disease worldwide. Here in the United States, World AIDS Day raises awareness about the epidemic at home, where more than 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV.


The NAACP Participates in Food Day

Food Day is about continuing the fight for affordable and accessible food regardless of the community you live in. It's also about ensuring that children across hte nation receive the most nutritious meals possible through the lunch program.


The Fight to Save Lives Continues

On a recent Sunday morning, church-goers in Baltimore piled into their places of worship expecting to hear a sermon on an epic battle. To the surprise of many, the battle the pastor spoke of was not between David & Goliath but between the black community and the HIV/AIDS epidemic.


Join the Movement for Change

Change doesn't happen by mere idealism, but rather with the concerted effort of others. HIV has become an epidemic impacting the Black community in increasingly disproportionate numbers. The need for responding to this issue has reached the level of urgency.


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