NAACP COMMITTEES—TUCSON BRANCH

Press Conference

COMMUNICATIONS, PRESS, AND PUBLICITY

Frances Miller

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

Community Gardening

COMMUNITY COORDINATION

Yolanda Rizzoli

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

 Scales of Justice

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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

Education Books Bookshelfs

EDUCATION

Frieda Baker

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.

Dollar Notes

FINANCE

Billie Laurie

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

Dinner

FREEDOM FUND

Jessie Sanders & Cheree Meeks

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

Diet Salad

HEALTH

Donna Liggins

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.

Wooden Home Framing

HOUSING

Yolanda Rizzoli

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.

Legal Aid

LEGAL REDRESS

Doris Snowden

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.

First Time Membership

MEMBERSHIP

Jessie Sanders

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

Protesting

POLITICAL ACTION

Cheree Meeks

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.

Women in Woolen Sweaters

WOMEN IN THE NAACP (WIN)

Frieda Baker

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

Graduation Ceremony

YOUTH & COLLEGE

Lorna Ingram

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

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