The objectives of the Association shall be:

(a) to promote the welfare of the deaf in educational measures, in employment and in any other field pertaining to or affecting the deaf of Alabama in their pursuit of economic security, social equality, and their just rights and privileges as citizens;

(b) to promote leadership among the deaf;

(c) to cooperate with any organizations, agencies, and educational program of and for the deaf people subject to the Executive Board’s approval.

(d) to render assistance to the local Chapters, when requested, in local activities pertaining to the welfare of the deaf. It shall have no control of the
internal finances of the Chapters. The Chapters shall have no authority to bind the Association in any manner.

(e) to promote charitable, educational, cultural, and recreational activities.