THE BACKBONE OF OUR BRANCH
The Political Action Committee works for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority groups.
The Criminal Justice Committee advocates for a better public safety system that reduces the reliance on prisons as means of solving social problems, advances effective law enforcement and removes barriers to voting and employment for formerly incarcerated people.
The Legal Redress Committee investigates all cases reported to the branch and supervises all litigation in which the branch is interested.
Press & Publicity
The Communication, Press & Publicity Committee seeks to promote media content consistent with fundamental NAACP goals which include the elimination of racial isolation and fear and the furtherance of multiracial and cultural understanding.
The Labor and Industry Committee seeks ways to improve the economic status of minority groups by working to eliminate discriminatory employment practices, wage differentials, unequal opportunities for training and promotion and unfair dismissals.
The Education Committee seeks to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education.
The Freedom Fund Committee plans and conducts fundraising activities, including entertainments and other projects, for local and national purposes.
The Economic Development Committee promotes the growth of entrepreneurship among Africa Americans, and increase employment opportunities with private and public entities.
The Membership Committee works throughout the year to maintain and increase the membership of the NAACP.
The Health Committee works to promote, protect and maintain the health of African Americans and advocates for equal access to health education, care, treatment and research for all Americans.
The Young Adult Committee implements programs and initiatives to educate, stimulate and mobilize young adults in the fight for social justice.
The Housing Committee studies housing conditions in the local community, receives and seeks to adjust complaints of discrimination.
Armed Forces &
The Armed Forces & Veteran Affairs to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community.
The Religious Affairs Committee includes ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the branch that enlist the support of such organized religious groups and promote an educational program designed to give a moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle.
The WIN Committee enhances the leadership role of women in the NAACP and serves as an advocacy vehicle for issues affecting women and children.