NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC.NEW YORK, New York
Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans.
Founded in 1940, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is the country’s first and foremost civil and human rights legal organization. Initially the legal arm of the NAACP, LDF has been a wholly separate and independent organization with its own Board of Directors for nearly 60 years. LDF was founded by legendary civil rights icon Thurgood Marshall at a time when the nation’s aspirations for equality and due process of law were stifled by widespread state-sponsored ... Read More