Aspirations for our work

Vision 2025 – A picture of what is true for the Branch in 2025.

  1. Our branch has made important contributions and actively supports helping people achieve equal access to employment, food, land, clean air, water, housing, education.
  1. Key goals have been achieved on the eight NAACP Game Changers.
  1. We are encouraging and supporting participatory research to assist political, social, and environmental movements as a form of community education and resilience.
  1. We have been timely and thoughtful in our response to major issues of injustice in the Berkshires, the region and the country.
  1. We have been actively engaged, with others, in dismantling systems of oppression, racism, and collective division. Actions including policy, legal, demonstrations, elections, etc.
  1. The level of awareness of equity and inclusiveness within the branch membership has improved significantly
  1. We have an annual balanced budget that is well funded.
  1. We have achieved significant annual membership growth with a focus on people of color and youth, using annual targets.
  1. We have made important and specific contributions to the significant improvement in the economic prosperity for people of color and other marginalized groups.
  1. We regularly offer training within the branch on key topics, e.g. youth leadership, inclusiveness, etc.