Wilcox Seniors Prepare for Integrated Prom

For the first time in history, students at Wilcox County High School are preparing for their first integrated prom. The high school became national news for hosting segregated proms dating back nearly 3 decades. Students’ efforts to repeal this antiquated act were a success. After months of petitioning and fund-raising, Wilcox County High School students will have the option to celebrate high school’s biggest night with friends, irrespective of their skin color, on Saturday, April 27th.

Register for the 9th Annual Leadership 500 Summit

The ninth NAACP Leadership 500 Summit will focus on making significant progress in eight key areas: Economic Empowerment, Criminal Justice, Health, Media & Technology, Environmental & Energy Justice, Education International Initiatives, and Entrepreneurship.

From the New Director of the Youth & College Division, Sammie Dow

The NAACP Youth & College Division has new leadership.

Video: Courage WIll Not Skip This Generation

With only a few days left to register to vote in most states, members of the NAACP National Youth Work Committee want all young adults to register to vote for the November 2012 election.

Give Your Grad the Gift of NAACP Membership

Graduates are continuing in a long line of historical success and achievements -- and what better way to honor the graduate in your life than with the gift of membership to the NAACP.

The Revolution Will Begin When You A.C.T.

A.C.T. is an acronym for Advocacy, Community Mobilization & Education, and Training. It is a call to action, from NAACP’s health department, for members to galvanize around health issues and act to change the outcome.

Beverly Hills NAACP Joins Hollywood Stars to Stamp Out Bullying

The Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP and entertainment stars kicked off the "Stop the Bullying" campaign aimed at curbing bullying in local schools.

Valdosta State University: Back in Session

VSU Press & Publicity Chair, Valencia Williams shares what the VSU NAACP College Chapter has planned for the 2011-2012 School Year.

Youth & College Division 10th Annual NAACP College Chapter “Move-In-Movement”

During your college or universities’ fall semester move-in days, your chapter will form a “Welcome Team” of at least five chapter members to provide information about your chapter to encourage membership in the NAACP and to register voters. The “Move-In Movement” should be visible in high traffic areas around the campus, dormitories, cafeterias, the library, and any other highly populated area where students are available. Activities should occur during as many move-in days as possible.

My Experience as a Youth & College Intern: Creyona Baldwin

Hi my name is Creyona Baldwin, I am 18 years old and from Toledo, Ohio. I will be attending Xavier University of Louisiana in the fall. This summer I had the opportunity to intern with the NAACP Youth & College Division. My experience with the NAACP was a great experience. Before this summer I barely knew what the NAACP was about or what they did. Through my experience I’ve learned about the associations structure and how the NAACP operates. My experience inspired me so much that I became a member. As an incoming freshman I look forward to affiliating with the college chapter at Xavier.

Stop the Violence, Start the Love: Addressing Youth Incarceration & Public Safety

This year, at the NAACP 102nd Annual Convention, the Criminal Justice Department will host a workshop for the NAACP Youth and College Division titled, “Stop the Violence, Start the Love: Addressing Youth Incarceration and Public Safety.” The workshop will bring together expert panelists who will lead a discussion about the role that youth activists can play in helping implement strategies that decrease our reliance on incarceration, increase public safety, and help heal communities of color that are most impacted by crime, violence, and mass incarceration.

Share. Connect. Change.

NAACPConnect is the social networking hub for all of the youth and young adults in the NAACP to interact! This is the place for the brightest and best African-Americans to showcase their talents, share best practices, ignite social change and build the best future possible.

Countdown to Convention: Greetings from California!

The California-Hawaii Youth Leadership Team sends a warm welcome to Youth & College Members as they ramp up for the 102nd Convention and the Youth & College Divisions' 75th Anniversary!

The NAACP Youth and College Division Celebrates the Life of Clara Luper.

On Wednesday, June 8, 2011, NAACP activist Clara Luper passed away at her home in Oklahoma, she was 88. Mrs. Luper was a school educator that served as Advisor to the NAACP Oklahoma City Youth Council for over 50 years.

Gateway to Leadership: National Youth and College Director talks with young financiers on Leadership

Stefanie Brown, National Director of the Youth & College Division spoke with young people about youth leadership and civil rights at the "Gateway to Leadership" Internship Retreat, June 3rd 2011.

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