Our Mission

​Our mission is to achieve equity, political rights, and social inclusion by advancing policies and practices that expand human and civil rights, eliminate discrimination, and accelerate the well-being, education, and economic security of Black people and all persons of color.

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Theory of Change

Our Work

​We are committed to a world without racism where Black people enjoy equitable opportunities in thriving communities. Our work is rooted in racial equity, civic engagement, and supportive policies and institutions for all marginalized people.

How We Meet The Needs of Community


At the Seattle King County NAACP, we are dedicated to advocating for civil rights and social justice. Our advocacy efforts focus on influencing public policy, promoting equitable laws, and ensuring that the voices of our community are heard. We work tirelessly to protect and advance the rights of individuals, addressing issues such as racial discrimination, voting rights, and criminal justice reform. Join us in our mission to create a just and inclusive society for all.


Organizing is at the heart of our work at the Seattle King County NAACP. We bring together individuals and communities to collectively address social injustices and drive meaningful change. Through grassroots mobilization, community outreach, and coalition-building, we empower people to take action and advocate for their rights. Our organizing efforts focus on creating strong networks and fostering leadership within the community to tackle pressing issues and build a brighter future.


The Seattle King County NAACP provides a wealth of resources to support and uplift our community. From educational materials and training programs to legal assistance and health services, we are committed to ensuring that everyone has access to the tools and information they need to thrive. Our resources are designed to empower individuals, enhance community well-being, and promote equity. Explore our extensive range of resources and find the support you need to make a difference in your life and community.

Our work within community


The NAACP ensures that disadvantaged students and students of color receive quality education. We provide access to great teaching, equitable resources, and a challenging curriculum, aiming to eliminate racial inequities and prepare students for college or successful careers.


The Seattle King County NAACP Health Committee supports optimal health care for people of color. We aim to positively impact social determinants of health and address health disparities in our community.


ACT-SO is a year-long achievement program that recruits, stimulates, and encourages African American high school students to strive for excellence in academic, cultural, technological, and scientific fields.

Our Leadership

L. Darrell Powell


Nate Miles

Vice President I

Joshua Johnson

Vice President III

Jimmie Jordan


Josette Wicker