The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
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
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.
To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination.
To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights.
To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes.
To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States economic equality of all citizens.
This local branch is one of thousands of NAACP local branches that make up the NAACP national organization.