The standing committees are where the NAACP agendas are accomplished. Each of these committees were formed to address specific concerns. The committee members share a common goal; to eradicate discrimination and to secure justice and equality for all people. 

To find out how to get involved in a committee, contact Edwina Sessions
[email protected] or 609-893-3313.

Armed Forces and Veteran Affairs

Seeks  to establish a working relationship with agencies having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans; reports acts of discrimination.

Communication Press & Publicity

Promote media content, social media and branch activities for public awareness.

Community Coordination

Enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of African Americans and other communities of color.

Criminal Justice

Seeks  to eliminate harsh and unfair sentencing practices that are responsible for mass incarceration and racial disparities in the prison system; fight for the restoration of the voting rights and removal of barriers to employment.

Economic Development

Implement local efforts and support national programs to preserve and expand economic empowerment.


Seeks  to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in the educational community.

Environmental and Climate Justice

Addresses environmental iniquities in the community


Works  to promote, protect and maintain the health of African Americans; assess the health needs of the community; advocate for equal access to health education, care, treatment and research; sponsor health-related activities.


Receives and address discrimination in housing affairs

Labor & Industry

Seeks ways to improve the economic status of minority groups by working to eliminate discriminatory employment practices, wage differentials based on race, unequal opportunities for training, promotion and unfair dismissals; work for improved opportunities in vocational and apprenticeship training.

Legal Redress

Receives and investigates complaints of discriminations
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Political Action

Seeks  to increase registration and voter educational awareness; work for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation designed to improve the status of minority groups.


Reports discrimination practices in religious groups;  promote an e program designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle.


Maintain the financial needs of the branch


Works  to maintain and increase the membership.

Freedom Fund 

Plan and conduct branch fundraising and entertainment activities,