About

Founded in 1909 in response to the ongoing violence against Black people around the country, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organization in the nation. We have over 2,200 units and branches across the nation, along with well over 2M activists. Our mission 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.

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 without discrimination based on race.

Objectives

  • 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.

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News
  • Jul 11, 2020

    Cynthia Harris Home Going Celebration from the Portland NAACP 1120

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    Jul 9, 2020

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    Jul 8, 2020

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    Jul 3, 2020

    For all who would like to know - CYNTHIA HARRIS'S NAACP VIRTUAL HOMEGOING CELEBRATION - JULY 10th, 2020 @ 6PM - Streaming Live

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  • PDX NAACP 1120

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Contact
  • Address

    1257 Lloyd Center, Portland, 97232

  • Telephone

    5034387096

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  • Hours
    Tuesday - Friday: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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