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We are the home of grassroots activism for civil rights and social justice for Central Ohio. We are one of the more than 2,200 units across the nation that is powered by well over 2 million activists.  In our cities, schools, companies, and courtrooms, we are the legacy of W.E.B. Dubois, Ida B. Wells, Thurgood Marshall, and many other giants of civil rights locally and nationally.

Our Vision

Our vision is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.


Together with more than 2 million activists across the country we work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

To make our vision a reality, we will:


Nana Watson, President

Joel L. King, Jr. , 1st Vice President

John T. Coats, 2nd Vice President

Brenda A. Davis, Secretary

Annie J. Ross – Womack, Treasurer

Louella Day-Jeter, Assistant Treasurer