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.
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!”