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.
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.
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
AUSTIN Branch NAACP Accomplishments
Winner of the Austin Urban League Whitney Young award, 2009
Winner of the National NAACP Rupert Richardson Award, July 2012
Mr. Nelson Linder, winner of the University of Texas - Dr. James Hill Community Circle Award, December 2012.
Winner of the Delta Sigma Theta Austin Chapter Political Activism Award, April 2013.
Winner of the National League of cities award, 2014
Mr. Nelson Linder, Winner of the Cesar Chavez award from PODER, 2015
Mr. Nelson Linder, Winner of the KAZI Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015
The Austin City Council, Travis County Commissioner's and the Austin ISD are the three pillars of political and community engagement in Austin, Texas. We collaborate with all three entities in our efforts towards community transformation
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