Fighting for Democracy
The NAACP, along with our half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States, are frontline advocates committed to raising awareness for political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens in the electoral process. With approximately 2,000 adult branches, youth councils, and college chapters in 49 states, 5 countries and the District of Columbia, the NAACP is actively engaged in increasing the African American responsiveness of citizens to be fully engaged in the democratic process.Get to know the NAACP's plan for 2016 >
Civic Engagement Toolkit: Fighting for Democracy
The NAACP’s 2016 Civic Engagement Plan’s theme, Fighting for Democracy, is the overarching message that we will convey to voters in the targeted states that indeed, “Our Votes Matter!”
Mass mobilization in Washington D.C. of nearly 300 organizations representing the labor, peace, environmental, student, racial justice and civil rights movements sending a message to our legislative leaders: advance reforms to protect voting rights, and to get big money out of politics.
The Latest on Civic Engagement
NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement on the North Carolina Legislature’s Repeal of HB2.
2016 Civic Engagement Toolkit
Guidance in executing your voter registration and GOTV program.View Link >
Civic Engagement 101
Get up to speed on the The Census, redistricting and election reform.View Link >
NAACP's Historical View
In 2008 the African American voter turnout rate increased 4.9 percentage points, from 60.3% in 2004 to 65.3%.View Link >