Preamble: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, hereinafter referred to as the “NAACP or the Association” was founded on the beliefs embodied in the Constitution of the United States of America. We support democracy, dignity and freedom.
 
NAACP Vision Statement: The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.
 
NAACP Mission Statement:  The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

NAACP-Donor_275x300The NAACP Jackson Branch was bestowed a $500.00 check as a direct result of the ongoing work being performed in Jackson County. The check was presented by Ava Laws Right to President Arlene Robinson. Ms. Right stated on behalf of a very gracious and generous private donor who wished to remain anonymous. The donor was made aware of the movie 13th by director Ava DuVernay was shown at the Jackson Michigan Theater. This movie was followed by a panel discussion on “What’s Next”. A powerful evening brought to the Jackson Community by Joseph Beaman and Graham Allen. Both are members of the NAACP Jackson Branch. With the aid of Steve Tucker, the director of the Jackson Michigan Theater and the NAACP. Over 200 people turned out to educate themselves and find out what role they play in making a difference in the community. The donor stated, she believes that “There is such a need these days”. An in this very kind-hearted way she’s putting her actions to belief and being the change, she wants to see in the world.

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