The National NAACP organization was formed in 1909 by a coalition of citizens consisting of members of the Jewish and Caucasian communities. Since its inception, the organization has evolved into a premier civil rights advocacy. The Clarksville Branch of the NAACP was chartered on September 9, 1955.
We focus on assisting members of the local community with problems relating to equality and racial conflicts. The branch has adopted a progressive agenda focused on addressing issues associated with education, employment, crime, housing equity, religious freedom, police brutality, political involvement, accountability of elected officials, and fair share agreements to eliminate racial prejudice and inequality.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold the 110th National Convention in Detroit, Michigan, in July of 2019. Watch for more details to come as we draw closer to pre-registration and convention time.
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