There are 18 standing committees in the NAACP where the focus and emphasis on the NAACP civil rights agenda is accomplished. We encourage you to take your membership to the next level by joining one or more of these standing committees. It is where your passions in life can meet your passion for the NAACP. If you have an interest in affordable housing, you may want to join the Housing Committee. If your interest is in free public education, you may be an ideal candidate to serve on the Education Committee. Whatever your strengths and talents are, there is ample work for you in the NAACP!
The Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) Chair is Jennifer Escobar-Echols. Please contact her for any additional information. The Committee on ACT-SO shall follow these rules:
Please visit www.ACTSOMontclair.org for information about the Montclair ACT-SO program.
The Armed Services and Veteran’s Affairs Chair is Clarence Jackson. Please contact him for any additional information. The Committee on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs shall:
The Committee on Criminal Justice shall work to advance the Smart and Safe Campaign at the state and local levels by promoting alliances, research, legislation and initiatives that will reform criminal justice policies and advocate for public safety as a civil right.
The Committee on 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:
The Education Committee is chaired by James Harris. Please contact Mr. Harris with any questions regarding the Education Committee. The Committee on Education shall:
The Freedom Fund Committee is chaired by Beverly Bussey. Please contact Ms. Bussey with any questions you may have about the Freedom Fund Committee. The Freedom Fund Committee shall plan and conduct fundraising activities, entertainment and other projects, for local and national purposes within the scope of the Association’s program. It shall work closely with the Finance Committee. Please visit www.NAACPFreedomFund.org for information about past and upcoming Freedom Fund Events
The Health Committee is chaired by Rosita Dotson. Please contact Ms. Dotson with any questions regarding the Health Committee. The Health Committee shall:
The Housing Committee is chaired by William Scott. Please contact Mr. Scott with any questions regarding the Housing Committee. The Housing Committee shall:
The Political Action Committee is chaired by Mr. Kevin Pierre. Please contact him with any questions you may have about the Political Action Committee. The Political Action Committee shall:
The Religious Affairs Committee shall include ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the unit. It shall:
The Committee on Youth Work for the State/State-Area Conferences shall consist of all Youth Council Advisors, Youth Council Presidents and five (5) persons appointed by the State/State-Area conference President. The Committee on Youth Work for Branches shall consist of the Youth Council Advisors(s), the Youth Council President(s), and five (5) persons appointed by the Branch President. The Youth Council Advisors and the Youth Work Committee shall choose the chair of the Committee. The Youth Work Committee shall develop and coordinate the programs of the senior and youth groups. The Branch Committee on Youth Work 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. If there is no local youth unit recognized by the National Office, the Committee shall recommend the Branch apply to the National Office for a Youth Charter and organize the appropriate youth group.