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NCBW-LAC "2018 Year of the Woman – Women Making A Difference" Awards Luncheon


For Immediate Release

Contact: Rhonda Holbert Santifer, Publicity Chair tel: 310 968 2573 email:

National Congress of Black Women Inc., Los Angeles Chapter- NCBW-LAC

WHAT: The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles, Chapter presents the 9th Annual Awards Luncheon to celebrate the Theme: “2018 Year of the Woman – Women Making A Difference”.

NCBW-LAC is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to the educational, political and cultural development of

African American Women and Youth. From 2016 to 2018, NCBW-LAC awarded 35 scholarships to college bound students totaling $19,600. The L.A. Chapter is a member of the National Congress of Black Women, founded in 1984 by the late Honorable Shirley Chisholm. The NCBW is now under the leadership of Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.

“We are the organization that brought TRUTH to the Capitol”

WHO: Mistress of Ceremonies… Angela Gibson-Shaw, President of The Greater Los Angeles African

American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Kennedy Prize-Winning Playwright Dominique Morisseau

“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” Ahmanson Theatre

Center Theatre Group – Los Angeles -August 21 – September 30, 2018


· Congresswoman Karen Bass, U.S. Representative California’s 37th District

· Tasha Cerda, First African American Female Mayor of Gardena

· Waunette Cullors, Executive Director/Community Organizer of WOW Flower Project

· Mary Horne Hamilton, UCLA Ass’t. Director of Special Projects – Scholarship and Financial Aid

· Artis Lane, World Renowned Sculptor and Social Justice Artist

· Judge Kevin Ross, Host of the Nationally-Syndicated TV Court Show – Judge Ross

· Christine Simmons, President of L.A. Sparks, Member Women’s National Basketball Association

· Professor Nate Thomas, First African American Film Production Dir. of Cinema & Television Arts

· Patricia Williams, Nicole Enearu, Kerri Harper-Howie, Owners of WEH Organization – eighteen (18) McDonald Franchises

Vendors will offer products and services in Hall “C”

WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 2018

11:00 am – Guest Registration and Networking

11:30 am - Program Begins

11:30 am – Buffet Lunch

WHERE: Juanita McDonald Carson Community Center, 801 Carson Street, Halls “B” &”C” Carson CA

TICKETS: $65.00 – Available for purchase: Phone Treasurer Diane Drummer @909 823 2931 OR OR OR Check/Money Order by mailing to P.O. Box 45361 L.A., CA 90045

NCBW-LAC CONTACTS: Alene Brown Harris, Lena Brown, Diane Drummer – 800 895 3180

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