Services and Support

Armed Services

Mission and Purpose:

1. Seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community
2. Study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community
3. Serve as a center of information on matters affecting the members of the Active Military, Reserves, State National Guard and Veterans
4. Maintain a repository of materials, information and forms to be used in assisting veterans and/or dependents of veterans and military personnel with their problems
5. Receive and act on all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination
6. Prepare a quarterly report on committee activities to be submitted to the Executive Committee of the Unit and the National Director of Armed Services and Veterans Affairs.
 

Community Housing

Mission and Purpose:

1. Seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community
2. Study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community
3. Serve as a center of information on matters affecting the members of the Active Military, Reserves, State National Guard and Veterans
4. Maintain a repository of materials, information and forms to be used in assisting veterans and/or dependents of veterans and military personnel with their problems
5. Receive and act on all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination
6. Prepare a quarterly report on committee activities to be submitted to the Executive Committee of the Unit and the National Director of Armed Services and Veterans Affairs

For help with filing a complaint or general information, please contact our housing Director at: Housing@PikesPeakSCLC.org 


Community Empowerment 

Mission and Purpose:

To Community Empowerment Committee shall enlist the support of other community organizations on issues affecting the interests of African Americans and other Communities of Color.



Communication & Press
Mission and Purpose:

The Committee on Communications, Press and Publicity shall: (1) seek to promote media content consistent with fundamental SCLC goals which include the elimination of racial isolation and fear and the furtherance of multiracial and cultural understanding; (2) work to eliminate employment segregation and discrimination in those industries, [comprising the communications arts and sciences] (radio, telephone, television, motion pictures, newspapers, books, related computer communications, business, cable television); (3) seek to ensure Black minority ownership and control of print and electronic media both hardware and software; (4) monitor local and national media, especially advertising performance; (5) provide the National Office with research and data on those local businesses engaged in communications arts and sciences; (6) seek to ensure that all people have a meaningful right to choose from and have access to a variety of high quality telecommunication goods and services at reasonable cost; (7) endeavor to secure publicity for the work of the Unit and the Association in the local press and on radio, television and other media; (8) attempt to interest persons in charge of local news media on conditions affecting minority group; (9) seek to counteract derogatory and erroneous statement in local news media about Blacks and other minority group. 

Criminal Justice 
Mission and Purpose:



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