NAACP kicks off Empowerment Campaign

Courtesy: Sadie Harper Scott
Courtesy: Sadie Harper Scott

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The NAACP kicked off its Empowerment Campaign before the November election.

In a press conference Thursday morning on the steps of the Statehouse in Indianapolis, the group rolled out its plan to register more than 10,000 new voters before the election.

“It makes a difference so it’s important. You see changes, you see motivations,” said Sadie Harper Scott, the State Political Action Chair with the NAACP. “You see people coming together, and it’s just that our voices need to be there.”

Scott said Thursday’s event was also intended to spread the word for Moral Mondays, a public issues advocacy movement that originated in North Carolina. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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