NAACP Lancaster Branch
Serving Lancaster for 96 Years
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (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.
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NAACP Strategic Game Plan: Game Changers for the 21st Century
For more than a century the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has worked to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. Inspired by the force and commitment of The Call of 1909, which denounced the growing oppression of people of color and mobilized thousands to work to bring this discrimination to an end, the NAACP seeks to establish a strategic direction as it embarks on developing The New Call for the 21st Century.
In the fall of 2011, the NAACP launched a process to develop its strategic direction and plan, creating a powerful vision for the future, and setting organizational goals that would focus its work for the 21st Century.
The six NAACP Game Changers below address the major areas of inequality facing African Americans that are the focus of the NAACP’s work.
expanding youth and young adult engagement
Expanding the presence of youth consciousness in every aspect of the Association
Health equality for all Americans including a healthy life and high-quality health care
A free, high quality public education for all.
Public Safety and Criminal Justice
Equitable dispensation of justice for all
A chance to live the American Dream for all
Voting |Political Representation
Protect and enhance voting rights and fair representation
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Wake Up! Black Vote Press Conference
“Wake Up! Black Vote” is non-partisan get-out-the-vote initiative of the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference. Its goal is to unite the Black vote in Pennsylvania by respecting the differences within the Black community while promoting unified, collaborative mobilization of the black voice at the polls in 2020. More Details
Join us for a special Black Family Reunion event as we honor the lives we’ve lost this year, uplift our collective movement for civil rights, and remember the moments that make us proud to be Black. More Details