Join the York-James City-Williamsburg NAACP branch to help give a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves in our community. The fight for civil rights is a battle we must win!

Help give a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves in our community by becoming a member today


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 To Eliminate Racial Hatred And Racial Discrimination.


1.  The fight for freedom is not free! Your membership will help fund initiatives and programs to support our mission of racial equality and equal justice.

2. A membership in the NAACP is your opportunity to give back to the organization that has done more to change this country for the betterment of people of color, women, and the disenfranchised than any other in the nation’s history.

3. Your membership in the NAACP makes you a part of a force of 300,000 people who stand for the freedoms guaranteed in our nation’s constitution.

4. Your membership in the NAACP makes a direct and positive impact in your community when you join your local branch.

5. Your membership in the NAACP will give you access to our upcoming benefits program that provides discounts on products and services across the country.

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We’re committed to dismantling racism and disrupting inequality to create a society where all people can truly be free. Our work includes civic engagement, systemically building racial equity, and supporting policies and institutions that prioritize the urgent needs of Black people, who are most impacted by race-based discrimination.

  • Race & Justice – our students come from across the globe

  • Inclusive Economy – Mobility and a thriving Black economy

  • Education Innovation – A world-class education for all students

  • Health & Well-being – An inclusive culture of health and equitable social health systems

  • Next Generation Leadership – Support for young leaders and change agents


Every American should enjoy equal rights without discrimination based on race. It’s critical that we understand the laws, court system, and the judges that determine those rights. Learn about the bedrock laws and structures that shape our everyday lives.

How did your congressperson vote on the issues important to you? This useful tool provides clear insight into where they stand on policies that impact the Black community.

Black history is American history, but far too often the contributions of Black Americans have been neglected and ignored. The long march to freedom and equality begins with knowing our people’s origins, struggles, and achievements.

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