NAACP Youth and College
The NAACP believes strongly that future leaders must be developed today, and such development is ongoing in the Youth & College Division, created in 1936. Today there are more than 25,000 young people, under the age of 25, representing 550 Junior Youth Councils, Youth Councils, High School Chapters, and College Chapters actively involved in the fight for civil rights. The NAACP has one of the largest organized groups of young people of any secular organization in the country.
Students Have Been On The Forefront Of Most Major Social Movements. From The Civil Rights Movement Of The 60s To The Anti-Apartheid Movement Of The 1980s, Campus Activism Has Forced Society And The World Of Change. NAACP Youth Councils And College Chapters All Across America Are Engaged In Social Justice Activism Addressing Issues At The Local, State, And National Level.
Why Join Us?
Membership is power! Your Membership is invaluable to the continued existence of NAACP advocacy initiatives, outreach programs, and litigation efforts. As Membership grows, so does our ability to make a difference. NAACP’s Youth and College Division is currently composed of over 500 Youth and College units, representing thousands of young people across the United States dedicated to fighting for social justice.