During the first 100 days, we recommend the Biden-Harris administration implement policies in racial equity, economic empowerment, education, environmental climate justice, health and wellbeing, reconstructing criminal justice, and voting rights and election reform. Black America Policy Recommendations.
Lawsuit Alleges Violation of the “Ku Klux Klan Act,” a Civil War-Era Statute Prohibiting Interference with Congress’ Constitutional Duties
Filed by NAACP and Civil Rights Law Firm Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, Lawsuit Also Names Proud Boys and Oath Keepers.
On Sunday March 7, 1965, about six hundred people began a fifty-four mile march from Selma, Alabama to the state capitol in Montgomery. They were demonstrating for African American voting rights and to commemorate the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, shot three weeks earlier by a state trooper while trying to protect his mother at a civil rights demonstration. We are still............
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act H.R. 7120, passed by a vote of 220-212, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Washington, D.C. The House of Representatives approved legislation aimed at preventing police misconduct that Democrats named in honor of George Floyd, whose death in police custody sparked nationwide calls to overhaul policing and address racial injustice.
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.
Monday, March 8, 2021
Executive Meeting 6:00pm -7:00pm
General Body Meeting 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Until further notice all meetings will be virtual.
(Zoom credentials for our monthly meetings
are sent to members via email.)
Our website contains information & resources to help address the inequalities facing African Americans, that are the focus of the NAACP's work. Established in 1919, we continue to serve our community with unwavering focus and resolve. Please share this information and visit us often.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!
The NAACP Image Awards honors the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature, and film and also recognizes individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. The NAACP Image Awards will be simulcast across ViacomCBS Networks which will include BET, CBS, MTV, VH1, MTV2, BET HER and LOGO.
By special arrangement with producer Martin Doblmeier and the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations you are invited to view this new documentary. Then on March 15th join the producer and others in a panel discussion of the film. Please join members of our Religious Affairs Committee for this very special experience. Film Access begins March 12th.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
This Tuesday night series aims to produce, educate & activate organizers across the nation. Educate organizers to become experts at digital organizing, learn successful organizing strategies to implement locally that will change the communities we live in.
We MUST hold elected officials accountable. We stand with those who promised to stand with us and challenge those who do not.
The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act would strengthen voting rights. H.R.4 - Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019
NAACP applauds Bidens administration's decision to elevate RACIAL JUSTICE TO HIGHEST LEVEL. We must move forward together.
Until further notice all meetings will be conducted virtually.
P.O. Box 196, West Chester, PA 19381-0196, United States