The Religious Affairs Committee includes ministerial and lay religious leaders who are members of the Branch. Religious professionals can be active or retired.
This committee promotes an educational program designed to give moral and ethical interpretation to the civil rights struggle and interpret the work of the Association to organized religious groups of all faiths. This committee is charged to enlist the support of such organized religious groups for membership, fundraising, and the struggle for equality and full civil rights. It is also a resource for religious education and social action activities, associated with the improvement of race relations.