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Name: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
Alternate/Previous Name: NAACP
Mailing Label: NAACP
ATTN: Harvey Myers
Mailing Address:
PO Box 51473
Kalamazoo, MI 49005-1473
Phone: 269-343-4105
Email: hnmyers@sbcglobal.net
Website(s): http://www.naacp.org  http://www.naacpkalamazoo.com 
Personnel: Dr. Charles Warfield, President; Lola Atkinson, 1st VP; Carla Campbell Jackson, 2nd VP; Wendy Fields, 3rd VP; Harvey Myers, Secretary; Iris Salters, Treasurer; Gloria Foster-Wimbley, Assistant Secretary.
Election: November of even-numbered years.
Goal: To ensure a society in which all individuals have equal political, educational, social, and economic rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.
Sources of support: Membership dues; donations; grants from supporters; Freedom Fund Banquet.
Subjects: AFRICAN AMERICANS  DISCRIMINATION  RACISM  ADVOCACY  LABOR 
Affiliation: NAACP - National Office, Baltimore, MD
Nonprofit Status: 501c3 
Additional Info: Official name of the Kalamazoo organization is METROPOLITAN KALAMAZOO BRANCH, NAACP. There are also affiliates: Kalamazoo Youth Council and a WMU college chapter.
Source of Info: Email 01/2014 per Harvey Myers.