ABOUT US

NAACP COMMITTEES—TUCSON BRANCH

Press Conference

The Communications, Press and Publicity Committee seeks to promote the work of their local Branch through press, radio, television, print, and social media.

Minnae Chabwera

COMMUNICATIONS, PRESS, AND PUBLICITY

Community Gardening

‚ÄčThe Community Coordination Committee aims to enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of People of Color.

Yolanda Parker

COMMUNITY COORDINATION

 Scales of Justice

The Criminal Justice Committee seeks to eliminate harsh and unfair sentencing, advance effective law enforcement practices, and fight for the restoration of voting rights.

Minnae Chabwera

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Education Books Bookshelfs

The Education Committee  seeks to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education, remain informed of school conditions, and aim to be a center of community education on issues affecting minority communities.

Frieda Baker

EDUCATION

Dollar Notes

The Finance Committee ensures the overall financial health and success of the Tucson Branch of the NAACP.

Minnae Chabwera

FINANCE

Dinner

The Freedom Fund Committee plans and conducts fundraising activities, entertainment for local and national purposes, while working closely with the Finance Committee.

Jessie Sanders & Cheree Meeks

FREEDOM FUND

Diet Salad

The Health Committee works to promote, protect and maintain the health of People of Color, assesses the health needs of the local community, and advocates for equal access to health education, care, treatment, and research for all.

Donna Liggins

HEALTH

Wooden Home Framing

The Housing Committee studies housing conditions in the local community, receives and seeks to address complaints of housing discrimination, and opposes all public and private restrictive housing practices.

Yolanda Parker

HOUSING

Legal Aid

The Legal Redress Committee shall investigate all cases reported to it, supervise all litigation, and keep the National Office apprised of each case's progress.

This committee does not provide general legal advice.

Doris Snowden

LEGAL REDRESS

First Time Membership

The Membership Committee provides oversight and makes recommendations of the administration of units and develops programs to increase membership.

Jessie Sanders

MEMBERSHIP

Protesting

The Political Action Committee seeks to increase voting registration, repeal racially-discriminatory legislation, and work to secure equitable law enforcement.

This Committee is non-partisan and does not endorse candidates for public office.

Cheree Meeks

POLITICAL ACTION

Women in Woolen Sweaters

The WIN Committee addresses civil rights issues affecting women and children. WIN enhances the leadership role of women, and serves as an advocacy vehicle.

Frieda Baker

WOMEN IN THE NAACP (WIN)

Graduation Ceremony

The Youth and College Committee recommends policy, advocacy, and programmatic activities pertaining to the civil rights concerns of young people and people of color.

Michaela Elder-Baker

YOUTH & COLLEGE

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