NAACP stands for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. It was founded 112 years ago on February 12, 1909 in the United States. Founders include W.E.B Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, and many more. As a civil rights organization, their goal is to “ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.”
Eric Nelson is a mentor and social justice advocate as well as a proud member of the NAACP. He is dedicated to empowering people of color and minorities in his community through his affiliation with the NAACP.
The NAACP focuses on a wide range of issues that affect people of color. These issues include health & well-being, advocacy & litigation, environmental & climate justice, education innovation, an inclusive economy, race & justice, and next generation leadership. They even have a full list of policy recommendations for the Biden administration available on their website.