Mission & Vision

Mission
The NAACP insures the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority groups and citizens; achieves equality of rights and eliminates race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; removes all barriers of racial discrimination through the democratic processes; seeks to enact and enforce federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights; informs the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and seeks its elimination; educates persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action in furtherance of these principles..

Vision
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.

Action
The NAACP works at the national, regional and local level to secure civil rights through advocacy for supportive legislation and by the implementation of our Strategic Initiatives. The NAACP also stands poised to defend civil rights wherever and whenever they are threatened.