Ensuring the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and eliminating racial hatred and discrimination

Next general meeting

Saturday, May 19th

12-2 PM, 1257 Lloyd Center

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Sun 20

X Factor Fundraiser Week

May 19 - May 26
Mon 21

Membership Committee Meeting

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jun 03

Community Coordination Committee Mtg.

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Ilyasah Shabazz Comes to Portland to Help NAACP Honor Her Father, Malcolm X

PURCHASE TICKETS AND TABLES HERE The NAACP Portland chapter invites Oregonians to join us for a week of events Honoring the memory of Malcolm X.  On Saturday May 26th, 2018, the NAACP is hosting “The X-Factor” (Malcolm X Brunch), with his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz as the Keynote speaker. “A lot has happened to our communities in […]

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Metro Inequities in Contracting

Current and former employees at Business Oregon want governor Kate Brown to fix the agency’s “bro club” culture, says an April 2018 article published in Portland’s Willamette Week. The NAACP and other civil rights groups have long concerned themselves with the disproportionately low number of state, local and metro government contracts awarded to businesses owned […]

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Apply to Sit on the Portland Committee for Community-Engaged Policing

  Applications are now available to sit on the Portland Committee for Community-Engaged Policing (PCCEP)! The application submission deadline is June 1, 2018. In order to apply, you must be at least 16 years old and live, work, worship, and/or go to school in Portland. (Please note that “worship” is broadly defined to include all religions and areas of […]

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Addressing the Wealth Gap

Closing the racial wealth gap is very important for racial equality; the less money you have, the less respect you get. The racial wealth gap is part of our centuries-long inequitable economic system that must be changed at all levels of government. At the local or state level, one part of the system that we […]

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