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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1909. The NAACP
is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.
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Our membership community is the reason we've been able to protect, defend, and fight for our civil rights and human rights for over a century.
If you care about fighting the racial disparities that are still too prevalent in America, the NAACP is the place where you can make a difference. Click the button below to join us today! Our unit number is 4081 for local chapter, please enter unit number on form.
Our general monthly meetings are held the Third Saturday of every Month at 1:30 pm.
The youth meetings are held the Second Saturday of every Month at 3:00 pm.
All meetings are held at Midtown Library 397 E. Central, Springfield.
Youth Meeting starts at
3:00 p.m. on Sat., Saturday January 13, 2018
Adult General Meeting starts at 1:30, January 20, 2018
What is the NAACP travel advisory?
The travel advisory was created to warn people – people that might be affected– of the impending harms that could occur if they or their loved ones are in the state of Missouri.
Individuals traveling in the state are advised to travel with extreme CAUTION. Race, gender and color based crimes have a long history in Missouri. Missouri, home of Lloyd Gaines, Dred Scott and the dubious distinction of the Missouri Compromise and one of the last states to loose its slaveholding past, may not be safe. The Missouri State Conference of the NAACP followed Governor Greiten’s signing of this Jim Crow Bill – SB 43 – earned the NAACP advisory for the State of Missouri permanent until further notice. SB 43 legalizes individual discrimination and harassment in Missouri and prevents individuals from protecting themselves from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in Missouri courts.
The 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. March and Celebration will be held January 15, 2018. The march will begin at Medicom Ice Park at 9:00am and end at the Gilloz Theatre for a program. This year we will collect socks, hats, and gloves for school age children. We will also collect diapers for the diaper bank.