“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.”
Welcome to the website of the
New Orleans Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING INFORMATION
The General Membership meetings of the New Orleans Branch NAACP are held each 2nd Wednesday at 6 PM.
Visitors are Welcome!
2475 Canal Street, 1st Floor Meeting Room
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
What You Need To Know!
President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and National Urban League President Marc H. Morial are teaming up with BET, TVOne and Tom Joyner to form PSA's with a strategy focusing on voter registration.
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Members from District "A" joined Louisiana State Conference President Dr. Ernest L. Johnson in an attempt to bring attention to the possible loss of more than 5,000 jobs at Avondale (LA) Shipyard.
New Orleans Branch NAACP 96th Year
Every day, hundreds of people depend on the NAACP to work at ensuring their- political, educational, social, and economic equality. Our organization has worked since 1909 to achieve equality of rights and eliminate racial prejudice among the citizens of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area.
The positive effects of the NAACP are far reaching, but we cannot do it alone. On June 4, 2011, we will be hosting our annual Freedom Fund Banquet at Xavier University's Grand Ballroom at 7:00 PM.
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Pictured above (left) is NAACP New Orleans Branch Executive Committee Member At-Large Inez Hale Cassimere. She served as the NAACP screener of questions by the audience to the candidates.
The NAACP New Orleans Branch co-sponsored a forum of candidates on October 6, 2011 at the A.L. Davis Multi-purpose Building of the New Zion Baptist Church. State District "A" Vice President Levon A. LeBan gave greetings on behalf of the Branch and New Orleans Branch 2nd Vice President Florida C. Hargrove and Julie Andrews registered volunteers and guest at the forum. Also participating: Branch Secretary Laurene B. McMillan and Treasurer Alice Lewis.
New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance; Baptist Ministers Conference; and the Pontchartrain Chapter of the Links, Inc.
President King spoke at the Board Meeting and Installation Service of the Southern General Missionary Baptist Association held at St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 1731 New Orleans Street in New Orleans; Rev. Alex J. Robertson, III, Pastor. Joining President King was: Florida C. Hargrove, Laurene B. McMillian, Inez H. Cassimere, Howard Nelson and Levon A. LeBan. Rev. Raymond A. Smith, President of the NAACP St. Bernard Parish Branch and the 1st Vice President of the Association officiated.