The mission of the (NAACP) is 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.
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.
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 economic equality of all citizens
To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States
To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes
To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights
To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination
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.
Harold White Sr. Scholarship
The Jackson County Branch of the NAACP presents the Harold White Sr. Scholarship. The scholarship is to fund African-American students of Jackson County pursuing:
- A Program certificate.
- An Associates Degree or
- A Bachelors Degree
Learn more about Harold White Sr.,the scholarship, and download the application