ABOUT US

Welcome to the website of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the NAACP!  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.

ADDRESS

PO Box 1236 

Carrboro, NC 27510

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naacp5689@gmail.com

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ISSUES AND COMMITTEES

Our branch is actively working on a number of local and state issues.  Much of the work the branch does is done through our committees.  We invite you to get involved! 

COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHTS

The labor committee has made great strides in supporting our community members experiencing labor discrimination as well as supporting the Fight for 15! We need your help to continue these efforts. Join now!

A recently revived committee, in the Chapel Hill Carrboro branch, the housing committee is under new leadership! Learn more about our new co-chairs Heather Brutz and Delores Bailey. 

This committee has recently been added to the Chapel Hill Carrboro branch. Contact president5689@gmail.com for more information about how to get involved. 

The Communications Committee of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro NAACP branch uses all forms of media to increase multiracial and cultural understanding and keeps local membership and community aware of critical civil rights issues.

The criminal justice committee  works to educate Orange County stakeholders on the racially disproportionate intent and impact of juvenile and criminal justice laws, policies, and practices with the goal of creating a more just and equitable system.

The Education Committee seeks to drive toward the establishment of a culture and environment in which all are valued, all are treated with respect, and all students are empowered to excel—with an elimination of current pervasive racial inequities in achievement and discipline.

The Communications Committee of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro NAACP branch uses all forms of media to increase multiracial and cultural understanding and keeps local membership and community aware of critical civil rights issues.

The Health and Wellness Committee is currently focused on supporting health education and access to health care in our community . 

The Housing Committee seeks to disseminate information and render such other assistance which may eliminate discrimination in housing. 

The Labor Committee seeks to improve the economic status of minority groups by working to eliminate discriminatory employment practices in industry and government.

The Legal Redress Committee seeks to support members of the community who are in need of legal advice and advocacy. 

Membership committee seeks  to increase and retain branch memberships. This committee organizes events for membership recruitment and engagement. 

The Mother of the Year fund-raising project was initiated in 1955. Its purpose was to supplement the local, state, and national budgets.

The Political Action Committee seeks to increase voter registration and participation in our community and inform voters of local, national, and global legislation that impacts minority people. 

The Religious Affairs Committee seeks to promote an educational program designed to give a moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle. 

The WIN Committee seeks to enhance the leadership of women in the Association and to advocate for issues impacting women. 

The Youth Works Committee seeks to support and guide youth and young adults in our community. The Youth Works Committee also supports and advises the work of the Youth Council.