"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."
Coretta Scott King
The Committee on Community Coordination seeks to enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of African Americans and other communities of color.
Let us unite in our fight to ensure the equality and quality in life we desire and deserve now and in our futures. Especially the lives of our children. 'Oran a azu nwa', which means it takes a community or village to raise a child.
The Committee on Housing: (1) studies housing conditions in the local community; (2) receives and seeks to address complaints of housing discrimination; (3) opposes all public and private restrictive housing practices; and (4) disseminates information and renders support to efforts to eliminate discrimination in housing.
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The Fair Housing Act
Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, or the Fair Housing Act, protects individuals from discrimination in the rental, sale, and financing of housing and in other housing-related transactions. Under the Fair Housing Act, it is against the law for a housing provider to do any of the following because of a consumer’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability:
Released April 1, 2021 NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program (ECJP) released “Fossil Fueled Foolery 2.0: An Illustrated Primer on the Fossil Fueled Industry’s Deceptive Tactics.”
Environmental and Climate Justice Committee shall: (1) seek to address environmental inequities at the local level and advocate for civil rights issues (2) develop a comprehensive and holistic agenda to reduce pollution (3) advance energy
efficiency and clean energy (4) build disaster resilient infrastructure policies and practices.
"Knowledge is Power."
Sharing information that Educates leads to Empowerment and Empowerment fuels Engagement. The Committee when possible seeks to:: (1) promote media content consistent with fundamental NAACP goals, which include the elimination of racial isolation, fear & the furtherance of multi-racial & cultural understanding; (2) monitor local and national media (3) provide the National NAACP Office with research and data on those local businesses engaged in communications arts and sciences; (4) provide information to aid in the choice and access to
a variety of high quality products and services at reasonable cost....
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