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

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 based headqaurtered in Baltimore, Maryland and operates with an annual budget estimate at 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 for 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: (410) 580-5777

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