The Health of Any Nation is measured by three (3) things.
The number one (1) issue at this time is the lack of access to information.
The Vision and Mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race; to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred.
We have a long and honorable tradition of social justice in this country. As a branch of the nation’s foremost, largest, and most widely recognized civil rights organization we embrace the objectives of our parent organization and stand together in our fight for freedom and equality.
The fight for equal rights and equality are far from over and the fight for freedom is not free. Join us in the war against the racial disparities that are still too prevalent in America. West Chester, PA branch #2292.
Executive meeting Monday, October 4, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
General Body Meeting - Monday, October 11, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
(General Body meetings are open to the general public.
Please contact us for access* information.)
Protect access and enhance voting rights & fair representation in our government, at all levels of the political process.
Environmental injustice, including the proliferation of climate change, systematically impacts communities of color & low-income communities
in the U.S. and around the world.
Every child deserves access to a quality education, in a safe environment. that promotes hope, nurtures creativity, provides opportunities not obstacles.
Our criminal justice system is shaped by biased policing and unfair judicial precedents, rooted in anti-Blackness and racial disparity.
Established in 1919, we continue to serve our community with unwavering focus and resolve. Our website connects & directs you to information & resources aimed to address the inequalities, that are the focus of the NAACP's work. Please click on the pictures and action buttons for more information.
The celebration originally started with one week of commemoration when it was first introduced by Congressman George E. Brown in June 1968. With the civil rights movement, the need to recognize the contributions of the Latin community gained traction in the 1960s.
Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Monday, September 27th
Meetings are recorded as a service to the community. The recordings are not intended to be an official record.
Location change to Fugett MS auditorium
Monday, September 27, 2021
The DASD Cultural Equity Task .Force works to ensure equity for students, staff, and families by eliminating bias & inequities in our classrooms and schools. Learn how. Meetings are held at the Downingtown Area School District Administration Building.
-Join POWER Metro Chester County and PA Fair Funding for a short peaceful vigil. Increase our base of supporters, lists of people & organizations that will come to future rallies in solidarity with the court case. Location steps of the Chester County Historic Courthouse. Questions please
Contact John Barnett - JBarnettfx42@gmail.com
VOTING IS THE MOST BASIC RIGHT OF OUR DEMOCRACY. WE WILL NOT GO BACK!
View the bills designed to RESTRICT VOTING ACCESS.
Congress is back in session, and more than ever before, voting rights are on the line.
Across our nation there's an unprecedented wave of assaults on our electoral institutions. Recently a minority of senators used the archaic filibuster to block legislation aimed at protecting voting rights and the Supreme Court made a decision that will directly enable voter suppression. Eight years ago, the Court gutted the heart of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County vs. Holder. We continue to fight with everything we have to restore the
The release of the 2020 Census data shows that the nation is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. For the first time in Census history, the United States' white population fell. In light of this data, NAACP is working to ensure that new districts reflect this nation's growing diverse population. The 2020 Census data makes it clear – the United States is an increasingly multi-racial nation. As jurisdictions across the country engage in the redistricting process, NAACP will continue to advocate for a fair process that encourages community engagement. NAACP will look carefully at redistricting plans to ensure that maps are fairly drawn and that they comply with
Vaccines for COVID-19
We live in a society that has intentionally left Black narratives out of the American memoir while simultaneously standing on the backs and shoulders of Black individuals.
Until further notice all meetings will be conducted virtually. Zoom credentials are provided to members.*
P.O. Box 196, West Chester, PA 19381-0196, United States