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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Long Beach Branch NAACP Announced 2017 Outstanding Men & Fathers

Men's Portraits

The Long Beach Branch NAACP recognized outstanding men and fathers at their Sunday, June 25th meeting. The criteria for nominations included long term service to the local branch, community, support of social justice and documentation of leadership, fatherhood and mentoring.

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Media Coverage of Event:

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Long Beach Branch NAACP 2017 Law Day

Video sumbitted by LBUSD Office of Multimedia Services. Click here to view event photos.

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STEM Fact: Peggy Whitson to Become Most Experienced U.S. Astronaut

On April 24, Whitson will have spent more time in space than any other American astronaut, surpassing the current U.S. record of 534 days held by NASA's Jeff Williams, 59. She already held records for the most time spent in space by a woman. The Long Beach Branch NAACP helps to support future leaders like Whitson through the LB NAACP STEM Program, in conjunction with CSULB. Read more about Peggy Whitson on AOL News.

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NAACP National Convention Baltimore, Maryland

The 108th NAACP National Convention will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, July 22-26 2017. Click here to learn more.

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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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Jop Opportunities. Click here.

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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 postive 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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