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
discrimination and seeks its elimination; and educates people of
their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action in
furtherance of these principles.
the NAACP pursues its goals by working along four main lines:
Using the state and
federal courts to secure justice and level barriers.
Working for the enactment
of national, state and local laws to protect civil rights
ban racial discrimination.
Carrying an education
program in an effort to create a climate of opinion in favor
equal rights and human brotherhood.
Engaging in selective
buying campaigns, picketing and direct-action programs.
For more than
years, the NAACP built and grew on the collective courage of
people. People of all
races, nationalities and faiths united on one
- that all men and women
Click here to learn more about the history of our NAACP.
For a complete copy of our
By-Laws, please go to the Resources page.
The By-Laws are available as
a downloadable PFD file.
$30 yearly - Membership is open to
Quad Cities area residents. To join
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM the third Tuesday
of each month at:
808 Harrison Street
Davenport, IA 52803