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NAACP of Martha’s Vineyard... Envisioning Equality for Everyone.

The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is the oldest, largest, and strongest civil rights organization in the United States.

Your Martha’s Vineyard Branch is one of the most diverse racially and ethnically anywhere. Our active programs show everyone how effective a branch can be.

All of our members are dedicated to the cause of civil rights. Individual reasons for joining are as diverse as the membership itself.

• Successfully negotiates several employment and housing discrimination cases before they become legal cases.

• Collaborates with Vineyard organizations e.g. the MV Hebrew Center, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and local police departments and banks on health, education and disparate treatment initiatives.

• Awards scholarships every year to Martha’s Vineyard high school students who exemplify the ideals of civil rights and good citizenship.

• Serves on Martha’s Vineyard School’s teacher and principal search committees

• Works to increase the voter registration and turn out for local and national elections.

• Provides charitable donations to organizations in need.

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