Political Action Committee

The Political Action Committee works to advance the NAACP’s mission of ensuring political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and eliminating race-based discrimination. The Political Action Committee:

  • seeks to increase registration and voting

  • works for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority groups

  • seeks the repeal of racially discriminatory legislation

  • works to improve the administration of justice

  • works to secure equal enforcement of the law

  • keeps the National NAACP Office, the NAACP Washington Bureau, and the Mystic Valley Branch informed of all proposed legislation which affects minority groups.

 

The Committee is non-partisan and does not endorse candidates for public office.

If you are interested in learning more or joining this committee contact 

politicalaction@mva-naacp.org

Current Activities and Supported Legislation

  • Local Redistricting Maps initiatives

    • With the release of 2020 Census data, towns and cities across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must redistrict precincts in their jurisdictions if significant population changes have emerged from the Census data

  • Supporting the Jail-Based Voting Act, this legislation is supported by Democracy Behind Bars Coalition of many organizations

  • Supporting CARES bills (Acts Relative to Anti-Racism, Equity, and Justice in Education), which seek to decolonize curriculum in schools

Resources