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 Jefferson County Branch of the NAACP meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month in the fellowship hall of St. Phillips Church at 411 South Lawrence Ave (South Martin Delany Place), Charles Town, WV, 25414
The NAACP has always had a strong relationship with the religious community—one of its closest allies for nearly a century. From the beginning, the NAACP has been regarded as the fighting arm of many churches with numerous members participating on both fronts. Churches in the Jefferson County Community host an Annual NAACP Sunday.
The Political Action committee works to keep the community informed of the platforms of candidates running for office and bills being proposed in the legislature. Candidates forums are held on a regular basis.
The membership committee actively solicits memberships at community functions, through the churches and reminders to those who have become delinquent. A certain number of members must be maintained to be an active Branch of The NAACP. The Jefferson County Branch exceeds that number with Life Memberships.
The Energy Committee wants to see clean energy working for & in our communities, our electric utilities truly acting in the interest of their ratepayers, and an end to environmental injustices.