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NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Founded in 1940 under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall, who subsequently became the first African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice, LDF was launched at a time when the nation’s aspirations for equality and due process of law were stifled by widespread, state-sponsored racial inequality. From that era to the present, LDF’s mission has always been transformative: to achieve racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society.

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. Working in four inter-related focus areas—Political Participation, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Justice, and Education Equity— LDF seeks to:

  • Achieve full African American civic engagement and participation in the democratic process.
  • Diminish the role of race in the criminal justice system.
  • Increase fairness and African American participation in all aspects of economic life.
  • Afford greater access to racially integrated, high quality public education for students of color and eliminate racial disparities in education.
Run Houston! University of Houston Presented by Norton Rose Fulbright 10K, 5K, 1K
September 19 - October 31, 2021
 4800 Calhoun Road Houston, TX 77004

I am excited to share with you that I will be running the 5k on September 19, 2021 at the Run Houston! University of Houston Presented by Norton Rose Fulbright 10K, 5K, 1K. I am participating in the event to raise awareness and funds for NAACP Legal Defense Fund. I believe I have an obligation to current and future generations to fight for equality for all. I believe the NAACP's efforts to fight for criminal justice, economic justice, education and political participation for all is crucial to our future and our humanity. 

Please consider donating to this worthwhile cause. 

Thank you :) 

Donations2Date: $2,162

Donor Donation Amount Donation Date Comment
Marina Raykin $100.00 9/30/2021
Thomas Mccormack $100.00 9/18/2021
Ann Michele Bowlin $500.00 9/17/2021 We will win this together!
Azalia Chaffee $50.00 9/17/2021 Our work in 2013 will be forever etched in my brain...and heart. You are amazing - good luck!
Anonymous Donor $25.00 9/17/2021 Absolutely - best wishes Robin - you are amazing! Lisa
Judith Archer $100.00 9/17/2021
Kessar Nashat $50.00 9/17/2021
Susan Mercedes $100.00 9/17/2021 Run, Robin, run!!
lawrence rosenberg $265.00 9/17/2021
Casey Gilbert $25.00 9/16/2021
Timothy Byrne $250.00 9/16/2021 Good luck!
Leslie Augustine $31.50 9/16/2021
MIGUEL MARRERO $30.00 9/16/2021
Michael Burke $50.00 9/16/2021
Jason Mitchell $50.00 9/16/2021 Good luck Robin!
Anonymous Donor $25.00 9/16/2021
Vedran Cvjetkovic $50.00 9/14/2021
Bianca Bourgeois $50.00 9/14/2021
Collin Biddle $25.00 9/14/2021
BRIAN OKEEFE $50.00 9/12/2021 Sweating for a cause. Go Robin!
James Monaghan $50.00 9/10/2021 You can do it!
Amanda Scardino $25.00 9/10/2021 Go Robin!
Judy OKeefe Drexel $110.00 9/9/2021 Always love to support you and what you support
Patricia Van zandt $50.00 9/9/2021
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