NAACP Milwaukee Branch 2018 Freedom Fund Dinner
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights organization. Founded in 1909 by a multi-cultural group of civil rights advocates, the NAACP has stayed true to its mission of promoting and maintaining civil rights for all people. From its inception, the NAACP has worked hard to end practices such as segregation, lynching, employment discrimination, police misconduct, discrimination in schools and voting discrimination.
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.
The NAACP Milwaukee Branch, launched in 1924, is one of the oldest branches in the nation – working in the forefront of the civil rights movement.