Committees

Our committees are an opportunity for you to focus on a particular area that our organization is involved in. They exclusively deal with one particular issue and one goal. The various committees allows one to utilize their skills/abilities to the fullest. In Southern Colorado we should build up these committees:

 

Armed Services and Veterans Affairs

This committee has six objectives: (1) working with agencies, (2) study conditions pertaining to veterans, (3) center of information on matters, (4) maintaining a list of resources, (5) receive complaints on discrimination, (6) quarterly reports on activities to our Executive Committee and the National Director of Armed Services and Veterans Affairs.

 

Communications, Publicity, & Social Media

This committee seeks to promote media content consistent w/fundamental NAACP goals which include the elimination of racial isolation and fear, and the furtherance of multiracial and cultural understanding.

 

Community Coordination

This committee builds a coalition with community organizations on issues affecting the interests of communities of color.  

 

Environmental and Climate Justice
This committee has four objectives: (1) address environmetal inequities, (2) develop an agenda to reduce pollution, (3) advance energy efficiency and clean energy, (4) advance disaster-resilient policies and practices.

 

Finance Committee
This committee consists of the President, Treasurer and at least one other member. The group shall study the financial needs of the Unit and shall be responsible for drafting an annual budget.

 

Freedom Fund

Shall plan and conduct fund-raising activities, entertainment and other projects within the scope of our association's program.

 

Education

The committee shall seek to eliminate discriminatory practices in public education; study local educational conditions affecting minority groups; seek to stimulate school attandance, and keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found are among of the few duties.

 

Health

This committee has five objectives: (1) promote, protect, and maintain health of communities of color, (2) assess health needs of community, (3) advocate for equal access to health education, care, treatment and research, (4) sponsor health-related activities, forums, fairs, workshops, and (5) support health initiatives of our association.

 

Legal Redress

Shall investigate all cases reported to it; supervise all litigation in which the Unit is interested, and keep the National NAACP informed on the progress of each case.

 

Membership

This committee has four objectives: (1) maintain and increase membership, (2) plan and organize annual membership campaign, (3) solicit new members and secure renewals, (4) encourage lifetime memberships.


Political Action

Seek to increase registration and voting; work to improve the administration of justice, and work to secure equal enforcement of the law.

 

Religious Affairs

Shall include ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the unit. They shall: promote an educational program designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle and enlist the support of organized religious groups - these are just a couple of the duties.

 

Young Adult

This committee shall consist of Branch members 21 to 40 years of age. Its objectives are: (1) support all branch activities, (2) stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicit membership of young adults, (3) create a mentorship program between young adults and our branch elder, (4) provide networking and social opportunities for young adults in our community, (5) encourage participation of young adults in all activities and leadership within our branch.

 


If you are interested in working in one of these committees, just send us a quick note via the Contact Form.

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