Having Our Say

The Springfield NAACP has a long history of working together with civic leaders, community members, businesses, and judiciaries to make our beautiful city more equitable for all. We continue to have great success in accomplishing our goals, and we invite all to join us in this great work!


1908 Springfield Race Riot Memorial

Rededication of the 1908 Race Riot Walking Tour

Each year, more minority drivers are pulled over

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Weighing Legal Marijuana & Criminal Justice




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Check out the events that are happening in our area and our region. We love both participation and attendance at our events!

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Our organization is only as good as our members. Luckily, we have the best people in the world working with us to help succeed.

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Springfield In The News

Creating a better world can’t be done from the sidelines. Take action, and help our city improve! Raise your voice for change.

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Our 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 racial hatred and racial discrimination

Save The Date

This Day in History Aug. 14, 1908:

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Illinois State Conference Quarterly Meeting

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State NAACP opposed to recreational marijuana

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Ameren Illinois Intern – Diamond Jackson 

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1908 Race Riot Walking Tour now Open

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How the NAACP Fights Racial Discrimination

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Black History Moments

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