BE THE CHANGE
WHAT WE DO
The NAACP, along with our 1 million plus members, advocates, and activists throughout the United States, are frontline advocates committed to raising awareness for political, educational, social and economicequality for communities of color in the electoral and legislative process.
With approximately 2,200 adult branches, youth councils, and college chapters in 50 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.
HISTORY & ACHIEVEMENT
Since 1909, the NAACP has maintained a legendary legacy for fightin g legal battles to win social justice for all Americans — many of the most significant of which were fought and won under the leadership of Charles Hamilton Houston and his student and protégée, Thurgood Marshall. Marshall went on to make even more history, serving as the 96th justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991 and its first African-American justice
The NAACP Legal Department maintains an active docket of Civil Rights cases, frequently in conjunction with a team of cooperating lawyers around the nation. These lawyers work daily in the courts alongside the Legal Department to address Civil Rights violations and forge the way in the fight to prevent the erosion of Civil Rights law across our nation.
NAACP BRAZORIA COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTE
President: Eugene Howard
2nd Vice President: Robert Williams
Treasurer: Felicha Jones
Secretary: Amber Burfiend
Asst Secretary: Leilani Snapp
Freedom Fund Chair: Latasha Howard
Marketing and Media Chair: Jazzmond Robinson
Religious Affairs Chair: Evelyn Jacobs
Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs Chair: Terrance Bolton
Economic Development: Andrew Earles
Political Action: Dr. Dona Murphy Kim
Legal Redress: Melissa Morris
Criminal Justice Chair: Melissa Morris
Education Chair: Jessika Hearne
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
The vision 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.
The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution – the principal objectives of the Association shall be:
To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens
To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States
To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes
To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights
To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination
To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP’s Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.
I'M NO LONGER ACCEPTING THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE.
I'M CHANGING THE THINGS I CANNOT ACCEPT.
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Annual Youth Membership
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For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: Eugene Howard 832-736-2831
P.O. BOX 358 MANVEL, TX 77578