REDISTRICTING: Empowering Communities for Jobs, Education & Justice

Redistricting: Empowering Communities for Jobs, Education and Justice is a critical part of the continuum of NAACP Voter Empowerment work: voter registration; voter education; Get Out the Vote (GOTV); election protection; and redistricting. NAACP Units’ engagement in redistricting efforts is important and necessary to ensure that lines are drawn fairly and that communities have a fair opportunity to elect the representatives of their choice. Redistricting, therefore, is not an “island” unto itself but is intimately connected to the public policies implemented in our communities.

What are redistricting and reapportionment?

Redistricting is the process of redrawing the geogr