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!

 


Congratulations to
Springfield Branch President Teresa Haley
Nominee and NOW Newest Winner of the
“2019 First Citizen Award”
of Springfield, Illinois

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1908 Springfield Race Riot Memorial

Rededication of the 1908 Race Riot Walking Tour


Each year, more minority drivers are pulled over

WCIS/WRSP News Channel 20

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Legalizing Weed won’t eliminate risk of Discrimination

People of color still will be disproportionately targeted and lose their jobs or places to live.

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Weighing Legal Marijuana & Criminal Justice

 

 

 

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City Council approves zoning change paving way for Helping Hands shelter on 11th Street

 

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New Homeless Center in Doubt

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Events

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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Membership

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

Plant The Seed Say No To Weed

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Springfield Branch Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program

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Springfield Branch Ameren Illinois Summer Interns

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Schedule your Free Mammogram Screening

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Springfield Branch
99th Annual
Freedom Fund Banquet

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This Day in History Aug. 14, 1908:
SPRINGFIELD MASSACRE

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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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