GREATER HARTFORD BRANCH NAACP COMMITTEES
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|Armed Services and Veteran Affairs: Seek 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.
|Freedom Fund: Shall plan and conduct fund-raising activities, entertainment and other projects for local and national purposes within the scope of the associations programs. It shall work closely with finance committee||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.|
|Communications, Press and Publicity: Seek 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.||Health: Shall (1) work to promote, protect and maintain the health of African Americans; (2) advocate for equal access to health education, care, and treatment for all Americans (3) sponsor health-related activities.||Prison Branch: Shall support The work of the Prison Branch in accordance with Article VIII, Section 6 (1-11) by working closely and directly with the members of their respective Prison Branch and the Regional Prison Coordinator.|
|Community Coordination: Shall enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of African Americans and other communities of color.||Housing: Shall: (1) study housing conditions in the local community; (2) receive and seek to address complaints of discrimination.||Religious Affairs: Shall include ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the Unit. It shall promote an educational program designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle.|
|Criminal Justice: Seek to eliminate harsh and unfair sentencing practices that are responsible for mass incarceration and racial disparities in the prison system, support and seek to increase trust and public safety by advancing effective law enforcement||Labor and Industry: Shall seek ways to improve the economic status of minority groups by: working to eliminate discriminatory employment practices in industry and government, wage differentials based on race.||Young Adult: Shall consist of Branch members twenty-one (21) – forty (40) years of age. (1) support all branch activities; (2) stimulate interest through advocacy training and solicit membership of twenty-one (21) – forty (40) years of age.|
|Economic Development: Shall implement local efforts and support national programs to preserve and expand economic empowerment among African-Americans and other communities of color.||Legal Redress: Shall: (1) investigate all cases reported to it; (2) supervise all litigation in which the Unit is interested.||Youth Works: Shall develop and coordinate the programs of the Branch(es) and Youth Units.|
|Education: Seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education;(2)study local educational conditions affecting minority groups.||Membership and Life 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.||Women In The NAACP (WIN): 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.|