The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.
Beginning Sunday, October 4 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. through January, KCBX Public Radio presents a new limited-audio series, “Our Body Politic,” hosted by award-winning journalist Farai Chideya. The series is being created and syndicated by public radio stations KPCC, KCRW, and KQED as part of the California Regional News Hub collaboration, a consortium of NPR member stations across California committed to incubating and airing programs that reflect the diversity of the state and country.
Join us at our General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:30pm (via ZOOM) with Special Guest Speaker Vanessa Carr, Regional Coordinator for Governor Gavin Newsome. She will introduce us to the Regional Office and speak on several topics: COVID-19, Wildfire Response and State Resources. Q&A will follow.
Vanessa Carr currently serves as Governor Gavin Newsom’s Los Angeles Regional Coordinator for External Affairs. Growing up in an multiracial family and among other communities of color, she found her passion on issues related to equity, social justice, and economic opportunity. Her dedication to community driven leadership and advocacy has led her to work with organizations like LEAD Filipino and elected officials like Rep. Ro Khanna and Asm. Adrin Nazarian. A Santa Clara University graduate, Vanessa was born and raised in the Silicon Valley, and resides in the San Fernando Valley today.