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WE FIGHT FOR YOUR
CIVIL RIGHTS

NAACP Peoria relies on the commitment and dedication of our members to help us stand up to racial disparities that are still too prevalent in America. 

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Black Americans are incarcerated at more than 5 times the rate

of whites.

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2 Million+ activists united in the fight to end racial inequality.

1900

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" was performed in public for the first time on Feb. 12, 1900, by a choir of 500 school children at the segregated Stanton School in Jacksonville, Florida.

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NAACP is the most influential and largest civil rights organization in the nation.

Our Anthem

"Lift Every Voice and Sing," often called "The Black National Anthem," was written as a poem by NAACP leader James Weldon Johnson and set to music by his brother, John Rosamond Johnson.

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Upcoming Projects & Events

From developing opportunities for our youth and increasing safety in Peoria to the Annual Freedom Fund Banquet and the creation of other programs, our local unit needs help and support from you!

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RESOURCES 

The NAACP Peoria local unit provides a number of resources for the black community. We pride ourselves in our continual presence in helping make Peoria a home that you can be proud to live, work and thrive in. 

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Get to Know Us

Get to know your local NAACP unit, who we are and what we stand for.

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WE NEED YOU

Each and every NAACP member makes a difference to the complex, ongoing work of advancing racial equity.

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