About the Grantee
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Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is one of the country’s premier legal organizations dedicated to fighting for racial justice. Litigation and advocacy are the primary strategies LDF employs in its efforts to change structures and systems that limit democracy and infringe on civil rights. LDF’s work is critical to ensuring that our nation’s schools remain truly public and accessible to all.
for advancing access to deeper learning as a component of equitable educational opportunity
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) uses litigation, advocacy, and public education to work for criminal justice reform, voting rights, civic engagement, economic fairness, equal pay, and educational equity. In order to explore the implications of deeper learning outcomes for defining a system of equity and excellence in education, LDF will convene researchers, advocates and civil rights organizations. Engagement of the civil rights community is essential to ensuring fair access to deeper learning for all students as well as equitable design and implementation of related policy and practice reforms.