The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded on February 12, 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.
The time is now. By becoming a member of NAACP, you'll join a network of activists standing up to injustice, fighting back against systemic racism, and answering the call for equality.
Health disparities left Black Americans vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and dying from it at higher rates, nearly two times greater than their share of the population.
Black students, businesses, employees, and homeowners have all been hit hard by the pandemic. As the dangerous Delta and Lambda variants wreak havoc around the world, it is important now, more than ever, to take all precautions to protect yourself and your community.