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 Community Coordination shall enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of African Americans and other communities of color. Please contact us if you have an interest in forming collaboratives that help to strengthen the mission of the Montclair NAACP.
The Communications, Press and Publicity Chair is Cary Chevat.
The Committee on Communications, Press and Publicity shall:
Please contact the Chair for more information on this committee.
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 Branch is actively recruiting a volunteer to serve as Chairperson of the Labor and Industry Committee. This Committee shall seek ways to improve the economic status of minority groups by:
The Legal Redress Committee is chaired by William J. Ewing, Esq. Please contact Mr. Ewing with any questions you may have of the Legal Redress Committee. The Legal Redress Committee shall:
The Branch is actively recruiting a volunteer to serve as Chairperson of the Membership and Life Membership Committee. Please contact President Pelham if your strength is in recruitment. This Committee shall:
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The Political Action Committee is chaired by Mr. Roger Terry. 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:
State/State-Area Conferences Branches, Prison Branches and Young Adult Councils of the Association 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 many enact WIN committee 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. [/dropdown_box]
The committee shall be the function of the Young Adult Committee to:
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.