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Welcome to the page of the St. John's Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. We are a political and social organization, created to enlighten and inform the community on events effecting our society. We are strong advocates of human rights for all people, regardless of ethnicity, sex or religion. Although our titled includes the words 'Colored People' by no means are we not accepting of other groups of peoples. If you are having any issues on campus regarding being treated unfairly, we are the organization to contact. In order to be considered an official member you must pay annual dues of $10 or $15 (includes annual membership and NAACP's magazine entitled "The Crisis". The money goes toward Nationals fees of providing services, being that we are a non-profitable organization, as well as toward the chapter to help pay for events. Your $10 or $15 will get you a NAACP Perks card which works just like a student discount card and allows you to receive discounts at many popular stores. To pay dues or receive additional information please contact the chapter email: naacp.stj@gmail.com

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Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots–based civil rights organization. Its more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.

Rechartered in the Spring of 2010, the St. John's University Chapter of the NAACP has spread its wings! It has grown to include over 100 youth members and has acquired impressive awards such as "Political Organization of the Year", "2015 Organization of the Year" and "Rising Youth & College Chapter Membership Unit".

We are the LARGEST and the OLDEST, the BADDEST and the BOLDEST, the most LOVED and the most HATED, the most FEARED and REVERED, the most CUSSED and DISCUSSED Civil Rights Organization in America!

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Political