NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)

Logo for the NAACP

Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is an American civil rights organisation.

The NAACP is a volunteer-led organisation that works 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.

How You Can Help

Time: Various

The NAACP Take Action page allows you to filter actions by how long they take, including petitions that can be signed in 2 minutes. There are also surveys posted by the NAACP which you can participated in.

If you are a member of the NAACP (see below) you can organise marches, rallies and direct action campaigns for the organisation, and also participate in voter registration campaigns and national/regional events and conferences all around the US.

Cost: Various

Donate to the NAACP here, either as a one-off gift or on a recurring basis. You can also browse the NAACP online shop.  

You can also become a member of the NAACP, with options for annual renewal or lifetime membership. Regular annual membership for those over the age of 21 costs $30 dollars, dropping down to $15 and $10 for those 20 or younger.

Location: United States

Find out more: https://naacp.org/

(This information was updated 06/08/21 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)

Published by Francesca

Author • Founder and Managing Director of the Do Something Directory • Still can't believe MCR reunited.

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