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The Mission Statement
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.
On Friday, June 25, 2021, Hanover Supervisors and other leaders hosted workers and volunteers who helped run the COVID Vaccination Clinic in Ashland. Hanover County NAACP took this opportunity to thank the Chickahominy Health District for their efforts to make sure...
Virginia Mercury 6/10/21: Frustrated local leaders urge Congress to move faster on regulating water contaminants
"In Virginia, PFA contamination has been found in groundwater and private drinking water wells in and around Oceana Naval Base in Virginia Beach, the Town of Chincoteague’s drinking water supply the DuPont Spruance Plant in Richmond and elsewhere." ...
Virginia Mercury 6/10/21: New study estimates 485 Virginians died prematurely in 2016 as a result of transportation emissions
Juneteenth Presentation to the Hanover NAACP by Faithe Norrell of the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia (video)
A big thank you to Ms. Norrell for presenting this information at the May Membership Meeting of the Hanover Branch NAACP.
Floyd Anniversary 5/25/21: Hanover NAACP President Discusses School Renamings, Criminal Justice, & More
RTD 5/25/21 - Floyd one year later: Patricia Hunter-Jordan on Hanover school renamings, seeking equity for students of color...
RTD 5/19/21 - Hanover NAACP President, Pat Hunter-Jordan speaks about what made George Floyd's death different. https://richmond.com/hanover-naacp-president-on-what-made-george-floyd-s-death-different/video_78fe1788-17e9-5ecc-ae8c-5ceea1d19122.html
RTD Article 5/5/21: Hanover NAACP and Protect Hanover File Lawsuit in Wegmans Distribution Center Battle
https://richmond.com/news/local/were-just-tired-of-having-our-communities-destroyed-hanover-naacp-and-protect-hanover-file-lawsuit/article_8dc46b4f-6a6d-5cbe-842b-3edbe4b6e40d.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share 'We're just tired of...
HANOVER (April 13, 2021) – Hanover County NAACP will host a press conference at 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021 to announce a legal appeal of the recently issued permit to build a Wegmans Distribution Center, the size of the Pentagon, in the Brown Grove Community....