National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Civil and Human Rights Services
4805 Mount Hope Dr, Baltimore, MD, 21215-3206
Distance: 220 Miles
Ensures the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and works to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination
This local office works with the national office to provide the following services:
* Provide civil and human rights advocacy for persons of color
* Provide legal information to those in need
* Specialized committees on women, veterans, labor and industry
* Assist with economic development
* Communicate to the public on issues of concern to persons of color
- African American Community
|Toll Free||(877) 622-2798|
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FN-1500.2550Hate Crimes Prevention Definition
Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of intimidation, property crimes and violence against individuals on the basis of their real or perceived race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability through a variety of educational interventions that focus on making people aware of the problem, encouraging people to actively condemn behaviors that promote hate crimes, and helping to develop cultural sensitivity in communities that are experiencing tension or where incidents have already occurred.
TD-1600.3100-160Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups Definition
Organizations that work to protect the rights of people guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and which promote the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that extend individual rights or more effectively protect them. These rights include constitutional guarantees, such as the right to bear arms, freedom of speech and freedom of the press, as well as civil rights which protect all citizens from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender or national origin in the areas of voting, education, employment and housing; in the use of facilities and public accommodations; and in the administration of federally assisted or other public programs.
TD-1600.3100-200Ethnic Advocacy Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of one or more specific ethnic groups.
YH-6000.0250African American Community Definition
Americans of Black African descent who identify themselves as African American through a common cultural heritage and experience.