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The 34th Annual California Hawaii NAACP State Convention will be held virtually October 22-24, 2021. Our convention will bring together long-time NAACP members, supporters, and Youth & College units for collaborative and engaging sessions on topics that impact the African American community and other communities of color.
Most of the issues under discussion are at the forefront of our mission to make effective change while building back political power and fight for the wellbeing of Black Community while engaging and preparing our Youth & College for the work that will be the foundation for the next generation NAACP Leadership.
Click here to read more from CA/HI NAACP President Rick L. Callender, Esq
California Hawaii State Conference NAACP is offering free monthly Expungement Clinics funded by calCRG – serving Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Joaquin counties.
Register for the upcoming October Expungement Clinic will be available soon.
The NAACP’s principal objective is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority citizens of the United States and eliminate race prejudice. The NAACP seeks to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes. This mission is accomplished by seeking the enactment and enforcement of federal, state and local laws securing civil rights, and by informing the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination. From school desegregation, fair housing, employment and voter registration, top health and equal economic opportunity, the NAACP is working successfully with allies of all races, plays a significant role in establishing legal precedents in order to improve the quality of life of America’s downtrodden.
Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and strongest civil rights organization. NAACP founders include Ida Wells-Barnett, W.E.B. DuBois, Henry Moscowitz, Mary White Ovington, Oswald Garrison Villard and William English Walling. They answered a clarion “Call” to renew the struggle for civil and political liberty in response to the unrelenting lynching of blacks that were occurring with impunity in 1909.
Today the NAACP is a network of more than 2,200 affiliates covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Japan and Germany. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, total membership exceeds 500,000. Today the California State NAACP boasts 72 branches and youth units mobilized across the state to help ensure racial justice and equality.
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