Home Is Where The Heart Is

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

 

Our Vision

The Columbus Branch NAACP envisions a community where each individual has the support needed to discover their God-given talents, gifts and abilities.  We see a community working together to eliminate economic, educational and judicial disparities.

Our Mission

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.

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Voter Education 101

An educated voter is a Likely voter: To host a voter Education workshop in your church or organization call(706)393-9393

 

Voter’s Checklist 

1.         Make sure you are registered and know relevant dates.

2.         Know where you vote-some sites have changed.

3.         Study the candidates, their records and their stand on issues.

4.         Encourage your family and associates to register and to vote.

5.         Make voting a priority on Election Day

THE LATEST NEWS

NAACP Civic Engagement Campaign Announced in Atlanta

50-state non-partisan “This is My Vote” campaign to register voters everywhere, educate minorities and turn out the most voters in voter history in 2012.  Read to find out more about what the NAACP is doing for voter’s rights.

Columbus GA’s NAACP President speaks out housing issues in GA.

The Columbus, GA Branch represents the NAACP at the GA State Conference at the White House Forum on Housing.  President Nate Sanderson reports back with upcoming programs to save family from foreclosure and debt.  President Nate attempts to educate the minority community to keep them in the loop of government-funded programs.   Visit: http://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov to find out more.

Needy States Use Housing Aid Cash to Plug Budgets

Hundreds of millions of dollars meant to provide a little relief to the nation’s struggling homeowners is being diverted to plug state budget gaps.  How will this effect the minority community?

 

How were minority contractors excluded from the selection process for the t-splost project? 

If the t-splost is passed in all 12 regions, over $18 BILLIONof new transportation funds would be generated state-wide over the next 10 years. Those regions that do not pass a t-SPOST tax will not receive any funding from the new revenues. This is said to be the largest project investment of its kind.

Fighting For Social Justice

Political, Educational, Social and Economic Equality

Elimination of Racial Hatred and Racial Discrimination


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