NCBW- SGVC NEWS AND EVENTS

July 17, 2020

COVID-19 and RACE: CORONAVIRUS Disparities and Concerns of African Americans

The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., San Gabriel Valley Chapter and Women in Leadership Vital Voices have joined forces with medical experts to provide an interactive virtual town hall providing critical information and the impact of COVID-19 on the African American community.

FRIDAY,  JULY 17, 2020

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM  / Virtual Town Hall

Our expert panelist and speakers include:

Guest Welcome Speaker

Dr. Marla Frederick

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture

Emory University's Chandler School of Theology 

 

PANELIST

 

Jessie Lee Sherrod, MD, MPH, FAAP

Renowned board certified Pediatrician , Infectious Disease Specialist, Healthcare Epidemiologist

and Founder, Association of Black Women Physicians, Southern California

 

Millicent Wilson, MD

Emergency Medicine physician and subject matter expert in all aspects of bio-terrorism and disaster preparedness

 

Glenna Tolbert, MD, QME, FAAPMR

Board Certified medical physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation

 Spinal Cord Medicine sub-specialization

 

Kim N. Simmonds, MA, LMFT

Clinical Program Director for K&S Therapeutic Services, Los Angeles

CLICK HERE To Learn More about our Panelist

April 03, 2021

DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - 3rd Annual Financial Literacy Conference

BEYOND POCKET CHANGE.....MANAGE AND GROW YOUR MONEY!

January 01, 2020

100th Year Celebration: Women Win the Vote! Pasadena Celebrates 2020

Centennial Float Chosen for the Tournament of Roses Parade

 

Together with women and men in every state, the Pasadena Celebrates 2020 initiative plans to hold a year of victory celebrations honoring women winning the vote, one hundred years ago. And what could be a better day for the first celebration than January 1, 2020?

In keeping with our history, we are building a glorious float that will appear in the 2020 Tournament of Roses Parade. The theme is Years of Hope. Years of Courage. and will portray the courage, hope, and persistence that was required to be victorious after a 72-year struggle for women’s equality and justice.

Please, won’t you donate whatever you can? Be a part of history! You’ll be so proud watching the Votes for Women float roll down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. Help us reach the goal of seeing the women of America featured — and our great victory recognized — in this renowned New Year’s Day parade.

 

We need your help. Click the button below to learn more or make a donation.

Pasadena Celebrates 2020 is under the umbrella of the National Women’s History Alliance, a 501(c)(3) organization offering a tax-deductible status for all contributions. Federal ID number is 68-0068-086.

Harriet Tubman's Descendant Shares Legacy in Video

Ernestine Wyatt, the Great, Great, Great grandniece shares her story with new movie “Harriet.”  Watch the CBS News video below.  

Ms. Wyatt also provided this 60-second video on Facebook to NCBW-SGVC Chair, Judy Matthews:   https://m.facebook.com/60SecondDocs/videos/2301187793525656/

Shirley Chisholm, Founding Chair of NCBW featured in LA Times

Shirley Chisholm - First African American U.S. Congresswoman,

Founder & First National Chair of NCBW

Shirley Chisholm became the first African-American congresswoman in 1968. Four years later, she became the first major-party black candidate to make a bid for the U.S. presidency.  

Asm. Holden’s College Athlete Civil Rights Act Signed By Governor

On September 30, 2019, Assemblymember Holden’s College Athlete Civil Rights Act of 2019 was signed into law. The legislation, Assembly Bill 1573, gives college athletes more tools and protection to address the challenges or abuses they may face on campus. The bill also allows colleges to create a degree completion fund.

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