Nissan: NAACP Murfreesboro Branch names Nissan North America "Organization of a Year"

Posted on 28. Aug, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro (Tennessee) Branch of a National Association for a Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) famous Nissan North America, Inc. as “Organization of a Year” during a annual Freedom Fund awards party hold on Aug 26 on a campus of Middle Tennessee State University. This outlines a initial time a Murfreesboro Branch has famous corporate entities.

The endowment recognizes organizations that impact both a people and a village where they work locally and nationally. It also recognizes those organizations concerned with a NAACP’s girl preparation programs.

“It’s truly an respect to be famous by such a prestigious classification for what Nissan does in a village and nationally,” pronounced Jeffrey Webster, Nissan’s executive of Diversity and Inclusion. “The NAACP’s goal to foster amicable and mercantile opportunities for ALL Americans is clearly aligned with Nissan’s goals of formulating a truly different and thorough workforce and fostering a larger appreciation and bargain of America’s different informative heritage.”

The NAACP’s Murfreesboro Branch is one of some-more than 2,200 internal chapters and branches nationwide. The city of Murfreesboro is located in a Nashville polite area, that is home to Nissan’s North American headquarters. Nissan has proudly upheld a Murfreesboro Branch for some-more than 5 years sponsoring a annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and a annual Freedom Fund Banquet.

We are gratified to commend Nissan for a joining to a NAACP’s goal of ensuring a equivalence of rights of all people and expelling race-based discrimination,” says Katie Wilson, boss of a Murfreesboro NAACP Branch. “They are a valued corporate neighbor and fervent believer of a critical work we do.”

Nationally, Nissan has been a long-time believer of a NAACP sponsoring a National Convention and a Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) for 5 uninterrupted years. The latter is a yearlong feat module designed to recruit, kindle and inspire high educational informative feat among African American high propagandize students. During a 50th Anniversary of a Mar on Washington in 2013, Nissan sponsored a NAACP’s Welcome Center. In addition, Nissan sponsored a wreath-laying rite during Arlington National Cemetery commemorating a life of Medgar Evers, a distinguished polite rights romantic whose widow Myrlie Evers-Williams is a former Chairwoman of a NAACP Board of Directors.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during

About a NAACP
Founded in 1909, a NAACP is a nation’s oldest and largest polite rights organization. From a list box to a classroom, a thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make adult a NAACP continue to quarrel for amicable probity for all Americans. The goal of a National Association for a Advancement of Colored People is to safeguard a political, educational, amicable and mercantile equivalence of rights of all persons and to discharge race-based discrimination.


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Darla Turner
Nissan Corporate Communications
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