We Can Build a Better America Together

The United States is home to the world’s largest prison population. As “tough on crime” laws have put an unprecedented number of non-violent offenders behind bars in recent years, our neighborhoods feel no more secure.

The NAACP advocates for smarter, results-based criminal justice policies to keep our communities safe, including treatment for addiction and mental health problems, judicial discretion in sentencing, and an end to racial disparities at all levels of the system.


Please join us. We can build a better America together.

Blog Posts

‘black-ish’ to take on Police Brutality

The ABC series will address one of the NAACP’s core issue areas of police brutality, by what the show is calling “doing justice to an episode about injustice.”

NAACP #BanTheBox Twitter Town Hall Wrap-Up

NAACP Criminal Justice released a new Ban the Box campaign video with an informational Twitter Town Hall.