Committees

VACANT

Communications Chairperson
COMMUNICATIONS – Seek and promote media content consistent with NAACP goals which include the elimination of racism and the elimination of employment segregation.

 

 

Community Coordination Chairperson
COMMUNITY COORDINATION – Shall enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of African American and other communities of color.

 

 

Education
EDUCATION -The Committee on Education shall:Seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education;Study local educational conditions affecting minority groups;Investigate the public school system and school zoning;Familiarize itself with textbook material there from which is racially derogatory;Seek to stimulate school attendance;Keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found;Investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices;Teacher certification;Promote parental involvement in education and Aim to be a center of popular education on the race question and on the work of the Association.

Economic Development Chairperson
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – shall implement local efforts and support national programs to preserve and expand economic empowerment among African-Americans and other communities of color by: (1) researching and establishing relationships with private and public entities; (2) supporting the work of the National Office in monitoring the progress and activity of private and public entities designated by national programs; and (3) implementing local efforts to promote the growth of business ownership; (4) increasing employment and job creation; and (5) encouraging business development and home ownership .
Finance Chairperson
FINANCE COMMITTEE – Shall study the financial needs of the unit and shall be responsible for drafting an adequate annual budget.

Freedom Fund Chairperson
FREEDOM FUND – Shall plan and conduct fund raising activities, entertainment and other projects for purpose within the scope of the Association’s program.

 

 

Health Chairperson
HEALTH – Shall work to promote, protect and maintain the health of African Americans and advocate for equal access to health care, education and treatment for all Americans.

Housing Chairperson
HOUSING – shall: (1) study housing conditions in the local community; (2) receive and seek to address complaints of discrimination; (3) oppose all restrictive practices whether public or private; and (4) disseminate information and render such other assistance which may eliminate discrimination in housing.

 

Legal Redress Chairperson
LEGAL REDRESS – Shall investigate all cases reported to it, supervise all litigation in which the Unit is involved and keep the Unit apprised of every case. It shall not give general legal advise.

 

 

Membership Chairperson
MEMBERSHIP – shall: (1) work throughout the year to maintain and increase the membership of the Association; (2) be responsible for planning and organizing the annual membership campaign; (3) be responsible on a continuous basis for soliciting new members and for securing renewals; and (4) initiate all possible means to obtain Life Members and sponsor a continuing program towards this end.

Political Action Chairperson
POLITICAL ACTION – shall: (1) seek to increase registration and voting; (2) work for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority groups; (3) seek the repeal of racially discriminatory legislation; (4) work to improve the administration of justice; (5) work to secure equal enforcement of the law; and (6) keep the National Office and the Unit informed of all proposed legislation which affects minority groups. The Committee shall be nonpartisan and shall not endorse candidates for public office.

Religious Affairs Chairperson
RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS – The Religious Affairs Committee shall include ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the unit. Chaired by, Reverend Sonya Redd.  It shall:Promote an educational program designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle;Interpret the work of the Association to organized religious groups of all faiths;Enlist the support of such organized religious groups for membership, fundraising, and the struggle for equality and full civil rights; and Provide resource assistance for religious education and social action activities, associated with the improvement of race relations.

W.I.N. Chairperson
WOMEN in the NAACP (WIN) – may organize Women in NAACP (WIN) committees subject to the control of the Executive Committee and to such rules and regulations as the Board of Directors may enact. WIN committees shall consist of a Chairperson and/or Co-Chairperson and at least three (3) other members. WIN shall address within the framework of the NAACP, civil rights issues affecting women and children and shall carry out other civil and cultural activities to enhance membership and provide financial support to the Branch.
Youth Affairs Chairperson
YOUTH AFFAIRS – shall turn the names, addresses and membership dues of youth solicited by the Branch over to the appropriate National Office recognized youth group, if any, in their community. The Youth Affairs Committee shall monitor the youth membership in the Branch.
Youth Works Chairperson
YOUTH WORKS – shall turn the names, addresses and membership dues of youth solicited by the Branch over to the appropriate National Office recognized youth group, if any, in their community. The Youth Work Committee shall monitor the youth membership in the Branch.

Young Adult Chairperson
YOUNG ADULT  – shall support all branch activities; Stimulate interest through and solicit membership of 21-40 year olds; Create a multidirectional mentorship program (Branch to Young Adults and Young Adult to Youth Units) to serve as support bridge from Youth and College to Branch participation; Provide networking and social opportunities for young adults in the local community; and Encourage the participation of young adults in all activities and leadership within the Branch.