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

FOURTH-ANNUAL NATIONAL BLM AT SCHOOL WEEK OF ACTION KICKS OFF WITH CALLS FOR LOCAL ACCOUNTABILITY

FOURTH-ANNUAL NATIONAL BLM AT SCHOOL WEEK OF ACTION KICKS OFF WITH CALLS FOR LOCAL ACCOUNTABILITY

South Seattle Emerald, Jan 27, 2021
In a student-lead briefing on Monday, Jan. 25 on Zoom, educators, parents, youth in the NAACP Youth Coalition, and members of the press convened to kick off the Black Lives Matter (BLM) at School Week of Action in Seattle. Now a national movement four yea
Anchorage NAACP Calls on Senate President to Remove Mike Shower as Chairman of State Affairs

Anchorage NAACP Calls on Senate President to Remove Mike Shower as Chairman of State Affairs

Press Release, Jan 26, 2021
Assault on voting rights should disqualify Shower from leadership of key committee. Following Senator Mike Shower's introduction of SB 39, a brazen assault on Alaskans' voting rights, the Anchorage NAACP is urging Senator Micciche to remove Show
Third Aberdeen inmate dies from COVID-19, DOC says

Third Aberdeen inmate dies from COVID-19, DOC says

The Olympian, Jan 17, 2021
NAACP joined with other community groups to stage a mock funeral on the Capitol Steps. Stafford Creek has had 661 new COVID-19 cases among inmates in the last 30 days and 1,035 to date, according to a DOC bulletin released Friday. Stafford Creek and A
Family of 12-year-old girl dead from asthma attack demands answers from Renton Urgent Care clinic

Family of 12-year-old girl dead from asthma attack demands answers from Renton Urgent Care clinic

Kiro 7, Jan 12, 2021
The NAACP alleges that what happened to Bolton is a tragic reminder of the systemic racism in the health care industry. “What these folks did to Kaloni was no different than what the Minnesota cops did on the neck of George Floyd,” said Ger