National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality.
National Action Network Michigan (NAN-Michigan) is a branch-organization of National Action Network. Lead by Reverend Charles E. Williams II, NAN Michigan works tirelessly to combat issues relevant to the needs of the state. Headquartered in Detroit, our chapter involves itself in the issues pertinent to the Detroit and Metro-Detroit community such as health disparities, economic injustice, gentrification, and elitism.