History


Ida Wells-Barnett

W.E.B. Dubois

Henry Moscowitz

Mary White Ovington

Oswald Garrison Villard

William English Willing

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 race-based discrimination.

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 without discrimination based on race.

National History

NAACP was founded February 2, 1909. It is the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Despite violence, intimidation, and hostile government policies, the NAACP and its grass root membership preserved.

Collegiate History

The UA Chapter of the NAACP is a collegiate organization that works hard to answer the call to spread diversity that was started by our founders in 1909. Our goals are to arouse and inspire awareness about pertinent issues that are affecting campus and the community, and encourage and nurture future activism.