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

Corvallis Albany Juneteenth Celebration Video

Corvallis Albany Branch, Jul 03, 2021
Watch Corvallis Albany's Juneteenth Celebration!

Letter: Disappointed in our senators

Alaska Daily News, Jun 25, 2021
OpEd by Anchorage President McGee Not so long ago, the most important issues Congress faced were about policies — whether on jobs, climate or foreign policy. Today, Congress faces a more fundamental question: Will our democracy survive?

We may be witnessing the dawn of accountability for police, but our progress is fragile

Real Change News, Jun 23, 2021
Last month we learned that it is possible for police in Washington state to be held accountable for brutal, unjust violence perpetrated against Black and Brown people. We wish that this was not a remarkable thing, but for now, in the year 2021, it is.

NAACP Alaska Oregon Washington elects Darrell Powell as 2nd Vice President

NAACP AK OR WA Announcement, May 30, 2021
On March 31st, Darrell Powell was nominated and unanimously confirmed by the Executive Committee as NAACP Alaska Oregon Washington’s 2nd Vice President.