Auxillaries


UNIVERSAL AFRICAN LEGIONS

The Universal African Legions and shall consist of men of Negro blood and African Descent who are active members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities' League, who are between the ages of 18 and 55 years and in good health.

This Auxiliary body shall have the special designation of the Universal African Legions and shall prepare men for service by teaching them military skill and discipline and by registering them according to the various trades in which they have been trained.

There shall be among them non commissioned officers and men of three classes, First Class Master Workmen. Second Class Skilled Workmen and Third Class Unskilled Workmen. The Master and Skilled must have trade identifications and the unskilled workmen must be grouped without trade identifications.


THE UNIVERSAL BLACK CROSS NURSES

The Universal Black Cross Nurses shall consist of women of Negro blood and African Descent who are between the ages of sixteen and forty five, who are active members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. All women of the Race not desiring active membership may become honorary members upon payment of One dollar or more annually. All men of the Race shall be permitted to become Honorary members of this auxiliary upon payment of One dollar or more annually.

All Honorary members shall be known as Annual or Sustaining members. The Objects of this Black Cross Nurses shall be to carry on a system of relief and to supply the same in mitigating the suffering, caused by pestilence famine, fire, floods, and other great calamities. And also to devise and carry on measures for preventing same.

The Black Cross Nurses shall attend the sick of the Division to which the public Auxiliary is attached and be ready for service at any time when called upon by His Highness thePotentate. To Black Cross Nurses shall issue pamphlets which will tend to educate the public to the use of safety devices and prevention of accident; to instruct in sanitation for prevention of epidemics; and to instruct in First Aid. 

THE UNIVERSAL AFRICAN MOTOR CORPS

The Object of the Universal African Motor Corps shall be to assist the Universal African Legions, in the performance of their duties. All active members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association between the ages of sixteen and forty five may become members of this auxiliary.

The male membership shall, however, be confined to only those who are in active command of the units of the various Divisions. All Commissioned Officers above the rank of Major shall automatically be Officers of this Auxiliary.

This Auxiliary shall be trained in "Military Discipline" by the Officers of the Universal African Legions. They shall also he given such Automobile instructions as driving, repairs, etc.

THE UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION CHOIRS

The Universal Negro Improvement Association Choir, shall consist of men and women who are active members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League.

Its object shall be to furnish vocal talent in the form of solos, duets, trios, quartettes, quintet’s, choruses, etc. for the various meetings and services held by the organization as may be expedient.

THE UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION AND AFRICAN COMMUNIITIES LEAGUE CHARITABLE TRUST

The Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League Charitable Trust was established and recorded in the District of Columbia on October 18, 2002, for the purpose of preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring the historic legacy of Marcus Mosiah Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, in Washington, D.C. in particular, and throughout the nation and world in general.

As an active auxiliary of the parent corporation, and in fulfilling this purpose the Charitable Trust is able to receive and accept property, whether real, personal, or mixed, by way of gift, bequest, or devise, from any person, firm, or corporation.

To this end in 2005 the Charitable Trust made an official claim to the Isaiah Morter Estate in Belize on behalf of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, Inc., acting under the expressed authority of His Excellency the Potentate and Supreme Commissioner

THE UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The UNIA Historical Society is a charitable and educational corporation formed to: a.
(a) To restore, rehabilitate, and refurnish the historical building and site formerly known as the Jacob Goldsmith House located at 2200 East 40th st. in Cleveland, Ohio. a.

(b) To promote programs and projects that will encourage the study and development of the ideals of the Honorable Marcus Garvey including, but not limited to, the use of a standard as a symbol of people, the growth of pride and consciousness in peoplehood, and the encouragement of the highest quality of intelligence. a.

(c) To promote the study of the history and the advancement of the Negro race and nation, and to display the glorious history of this race and nation. a.

(d) To promote self-help, social uplift, and responsible citizenship. a.

(e) To promote unity and pride in the Negro race and nation. a.

(f) To develop and institute social, friendly, humanitarian, charitable, educational and other programs that will work for the general uplift of the Negro people of the world. a.

(g) To combat community deterioration, poverty, discrimination, and prejudice; to reduce neighborhood and national tensions; to relieve the poor, distressed, and underprivileged; and to promote community and national betterment. a.

(h) To serve as an “umbrella” or master corporation, sponsoring projects and forming subsidiary corporations, which will work for the betterment of the Negro race. i.

(i) To operate as a subsidiary under the guidance and supervision of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, 1929, of the world located in Cleveland, Ohio in so far as this may be permitted under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and under the State of Ohio, each as now in force or hereafter amended a.

(j) To aid, support and assist by gifts, contributions or otherwise, other corporations, community chest, funds, and foundations organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific literary or educational purposes. a.

(k) To plan and promote, and, if necessary, to coordinate and execute programs aimed at improving the living conditions of the people by channeling resources, funds, and responsibility to existing organizations where feasible and by developing new approaches and methods where necessary and proper. a.

(l) To provide facilities, personnel and funds in order to accomplish the purposes of the UNIA Historical Society and to achieve the purposes of the corporation by making grants or loans of part of the funds or property of the corporation with or without interest.

(m) To do any and all other lawful things in furtherance of the foregoing charitable and educational purposes which be permitted under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1954 and which are also under the laws of the State of Ohio, each as now in force or hear after amended.

 

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