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.

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The Latest on Civic Engagement

Image for NAACP Youth to Rally Jan 21 Before Women’s March

Members of the Youth & College division of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will gather for an early morning rally Saturday to launch a new era of activism and stand against threats to voting, civil rights, education and more under the new administration.


2016 Civic Engagement Toolkit

Guidance in executing your voter registration and GOTV program.

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Civic Engagement 101

Get up to speed on the The Census, redistricting and election reform.

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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%.

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