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NAACP Joins Civil Rights Coalition to Highlight Need for Executive Action on Immigration

NAACP joined with civil rights organizations to bring attention to the need for immigration reform.


White House Addresses Women and Girls of Color: Challenges and Expanding Opportunity

The White House Council on Women and Girls released a report entitled “Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity."


NAACP Victory—Haitian Reunification Program To Be Established By the Dept. of Homeland Security

The US Department of Homeland Security has announced that beginning early next year, it will set up a Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (FRPP).


NAACP Testifies Before Senate Committee, Addressing Payday/Short Term Lending Regulations

NAACP testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, urging the committee to consider the NAACP's list of recommendations.


NAACP Testifies Before Senate Committee Against Militarized Police in Our Communities

NAACP testifies before Senate committee against militarization of police.


President Obama Issues Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order, NAACP Response

President Obama signed an executive order for equal pay and safer workplaces.


NAACP to Testify Before Congress and Hold Rallies to Protect Voting Rights

On Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m., the NAACP Georgia State Conference President Dr. Francys Johnson will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.


NAACP Reaffirms Support of Voting Rights Amendment Act

Interim NAACP President Lorraine C. Miller joins a tri-caucus group reaffirming unified support for the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA).


Taking A Stand for Voting Rights in 2014

Voting rights are under attack, the NAACP is standing up and taking action.


Renewed Call for Reparations

Ta-Nehisi Coates' recent piece in The Atlantic, stirs a renewed conversation about the case for reparations. Check out the NAACP's track on the long fight--and current call to action.


NAACP Advocates with Poultry Workers Against Harmful USDA Rule

The USDA has a new rule for poultry plants, increasing processing line speeds, which will be harmful to poultry workers.


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