NAACP

Atlanta Branch

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE

 

NAACP

Atlanta Branch

President

Richard Rose

 

1st Vice President

Lindral Rouse

 

2nd Vice President

Lee Franklin


Secretary

Brenda Bell

 

Assistant Secretary

Helen Threatt


Treasurer

C. Clayton Powell, Jr.

Committees


ACT-SO

(Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics)


 

Develop mechanisms to encourage and inspire black youth toward excellence in academics, cultural pursuits and opportunities through community support in local annual high school competitions.  First place winners compete in the National NAACP convention.

Legal Redress
The Committee shall investigate all cases reported, supervise all litigation in which the Unit is interested; keep the National Office and the Branch informed on the progress of every case.  It shall not give general legal advice.
Votor Registration
Political empowerment is one of the NAACP’s top strategic priorities. The Committee works to increase participation of African Americans in the democratic process through the elimination of barriers that impede their full civic engagement
Membership
The Committee shall work throughout the year to maintain and increase membership of the Atlanta Branch; responsible for planning and organizing the annual membership campaign; responsible on a continuous basis for soliciting new members and for securing renewals and initiate all possible means to obtain Lifetime Members and sponsor a continuing program towards this end.
WIN (Woman In the NAACP)
The Committee 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 Atlanta Branch.
Political Action

The Committee shall work as  frontline advocates committed to raising awareness for political, educational, social and economic equality of minority group citizens in the electoral process. The Committee shall be actively engaged in increasing the African American responsiveness of citizens to be fully engaged in the democratic process.

Religious Affairs
The Committee shall include ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the Atlanta Branch.  It shall promote educational programs designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle; interpret the work of the Association to organized religious groups of all faiths; enlist the support of such organized religious groups for membership, fundraising, and the struggle for equality and full civil rights, and provide resource assistance for religious education and social action activities, associated with the improvement of race relations.
Education
The Committee is committed in its work to support and promote equality of educational opportunities for people of color and other minority groups. The committee is tireless in its advocacy for effective, accountable and accessible public school systems, and for adequate and equitable school funding.
Youth and College

The Committee strives to ensure that all students have access to an equal and high-quality public education by eliminating education-related racial and ethnic disparities in our public schools


Health
The Health Committee works to promote, protect and maintain the health of African Americans and advocates for equal access to health education, care, treatment and research for all Americans. The Atlanta Branch Health Committee is seeking partnerships with other health ministries.

Volunteers Needed


 

Please complete the form below if you would like to volunteer on a committee.

Fighting For Social Justice

Political, Educational, Social and Economic Equality

Elimination of Racial Hatred and Racial Discrimination

 

NAACP Atlanta Branch

2001 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Suite 675A

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

404-756-5447