Tri-Cities NAACP, which serves the cities of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, and Duncanville, was reinstated during the February 2015 National Board meeting after a five-year hiatus. Rev. Carmelita Pope-Freeman was named president of the newly reactivated unit. And in 2018, Janis Dunn was elected president. President Dunn’s mission is to lead Tri-Cities into a viable, well-respected Civil Rights organization. We will serve the needs and provide resources for the citizens in our service area. Monthly meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the DeSoto Public Library located on 211 E. Pleasant Run Road in DeSoto, TX 75115.
The vision of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.