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.
The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals
have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.
The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution - the principal objectives
of the Association shall be:
* To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens
* To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the
* To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes
* To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights
* To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its
* To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to
secure the exercise thereof,
and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP's
Articles of Incorporation
and this Constitution.