The Alaska Oregon Washington State Area Conference (AOWSAC) of the NAACP

The Alaska Oregon Washington State Area Conference (AOWSAC) of the NAACP is dedicated to improving the political, educational, social and economic status of all persons, eliminating racial prejudice, and keeping the public aware of the adverse effects of discrimination at the state level.

We have 13 local unit Branches and multiple youth councils, high school councils and prison Branches throughout Alaska, Oregon and Washington committed to addressing issues of discrimination and inequality affecting members in our communities and at the state level.

Branches in the News

WA cannabis revenue could go to communities hurt by war on drugs

Crosscut, Feb 03, 2022
Some advocates say they appreciate the proposed $125 million allocation, but would like more for those most impacted.

NAACP: Uniting Our Region. Let's Look at Blue Fragility

Black Lens Newspaper Spokane, Nov 30, 2021
Article by Spokane Branch's Vice President and AOWSAC Political Action Chair Kurtis Robinson.

WHITE MEN AND THE ANTI-RACIST MOVEMENT

United Shoreline Organized Against Racism, Nov 21, 2021
Kevin Henry, Health co-chair for the Seattle King County NAACP, recently interviewed Bill Bear of United Shoreline Organized Against Racism about the role white men can play in the fight for racial justice.

NAACP, ACLU want US Dept. of Justice to investigate Clark County law enforcement

KGW8 News, Nov 10, 2021
Two civil rights organizations are leading an effort to get the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate two law enforcement agencies in Clark County.