Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization in the country.
The NAACP Houston Branch is a non-profit agency supported primarily by funds generated from membership as well as corporate and individual contributions.
The Branch has been experiencing tremendous growth in recent years. As a result of the change in its administrative capacity, operational budgets have also changed tremendously from year to year.
The NAACP Houston Branch serves the Harris County area through its programs and myriad of committees made up of its dedicated staff and volunteer members. Led by an Executive Committee of approximately 25 volunteers, there are approximetly 1500 members in the Houston Branch.
The goal of the Branch is to increase its membership to 5,000 members by the end of the year. The NAACP has approximately 22 standing committees nationally and locally.