Welcome to the Long Beach Branch of the NAACP

Since its inception, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was poised for a long, tumultuous and rewarding history. Although it may be possible to chronicle the challenging and harrowing legacy of the NAACP, the real story of the nation's most significant civil rights organization lies in the hearts and minds of the people who would not stand still while the rights of some of America's darker citizens were denied.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2018

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The Long Beach Branch NAACP will march in the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. We are inviting and welcoming people ages three or above to join us; please email mnaacp@gmail.com to RSVP. The parade will be held January 13th. It begins at 10:30 and the estimated ending time is noon. Help us keep Dr. King's dream alive!

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Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith and Intercultural Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2018

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The Long Beach Branch NAACP will support the 26th Annual Community-Wide Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith and Intercultural Celebration on January 14. This event will be held at Gospel Memorial Church, 1480 Atlantic Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90813.

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The 2018 49th NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature, and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. This year's event will be held 5pm Monday, January 15 at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, California. View the list of nominees here.

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Johnny Reb's Fundraiser

Johnny Reb's Food

Fine Southern Cuisine, Johnny Reb's, has selected the Long Beach Branch NAACP for the fourth time to generate money for educational Programs such as scholarship, stay-in-school, ACT-SO, and our science and technology program. The mission for Johnny Rebs’ Shell Out for Charity is to raise money for local non-profits and to raise awareness of the work they are doing while building bridges of connection. To date, Shell Out for Charity has raised over $1 million dollars and changed many lives. We urge you to go to the restaurant and to Shell Out to help the youth of our community! Cheryl Carter, the owner of Johnny Reb's, is an active supporter of community non-profits such as the Long Beach Branch NAACP. She hires from the community, especially college youth and is also involved in the Long Beach Branch NAACP's culinary arts component of ACT-SO.

Click here to learn more about Shell out for Charity

Enjoy fine Southern Cuisine, and support the Long Beach Branch NAACP, and other community programs at the same time!

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The Long Beach Branch NAACP Encourages You to Join the 2017 ACTSO Program

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Long Beach Branch NAACP encourages members to attend community meetings including: City Council Meetings, Long Beach School Board Meetings, the CSU Board of Trustees Open Meetings and Long Beach City College Board Meetings. At these meetings are discussions that directly impact all of us, our children and our city.

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The NAACP strongly believes in the importance of quality public education for all.

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Know the politicians who represent you! Let them know your concerns and hold them accountable.

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Your NAACP membership is more than a contribution. You are joining the team that has been at the forefront of civil and human rights battles for more than one hundred years.

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NAACP membership makes a positive difference in the lives of Americans, and provides an opportunity to become an important part of a network of hundreds of thousands of member advocates.

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Click to learn more about ACT-SO

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Forgotten Images, a traveling Education Museum and Exhibit is a proud partner of the Long Beach Branch NAACP.

*To advertise on the Long Beach Branch NAACP webpage, contact the Branch via email at mnaacp@gmail.com.

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Jop Opportunities. Click here.

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