NAACP – National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – Civil Rights Organization

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a.k.a. NAACP, was formed in 1909 as a civil rights organization to advance justice for African Americans, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Morfield Storey.

NAACP is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and operates with an annual budget estimate of more than $27 million.

NAACP has regional offices in most states.  Visit their website for the list.

A 64 member board is led by the chairperson operates the association.  The board elects the president and CEO for the association.

The association offices are designed to focus on court cases monitoring discrimination in employment, government, and education.

The Washington office is dedicated to lobbying the U.S. Government and the Department of Education to improve public education at all levels, including federal, state, and local.

The objective of the Health Division is to assist the advancement of healthcare for minorities.

It is estimated that there are 425,000 members, some pay and some do not.

Contact information:

NAACP – National Headquarters
4805 Mt. Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: +1 410-580-5777

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