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San Gabriel Valley NAACP 25th Anniversary Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

oin us as we Celebrate the Man, His Dream, and His Beloved Community. Together as one!  For sponsorship and vendor information contact us at www.sgvnaacp.net, 323-427-7148 or sgnnaacpinfo@gmail.com

SGV-NAACP 59th Anniversary celebration

The San Gabriel Valley NAACP (SGV-NAACP) 59th Anniversary was an unforgettable historical event. It was held at Allied Restoration, 3120 E. Garvey Ave. West Covina, CA on Saturday, September 16, 2023.  It opened with Joyce Randall, Chair of the Anniversary Committee welcoming guests and members. Audrey Yarborough gave a historical prayer blessing this legacy event.

Guest were the West Covina Mayor, Rosario Diaz, and members of the council, Mayor Pro Tem Brian Tabatabai, Councilman Tony Wu, and Councilman Ollie Cantos. Mayor Diaz brought a greeting from the City of West Covina and thanked SGV-NAACP for the work they do supporting civil rights, equity, and inclusion for the citizens of West Covina.  Mayor Diaz and Supervisor Hilda Solis's representative presented SGV-NAACP with a certificate of Recognition for their 59th Anniversary celebration.

Irma Cooper, President of SGV-NAACP gave the history and legacy of the San Gabriel Valley NAACP from 1964 to the present.  Madeline Ferrell presented all previous presidents and life members of SGV-NAACP with awards & honors.

Closing remarks were given by SGV-NAACP President, Irma Cooper reminding us that the work of SGV-NAACP continues to ensure that the San Gabriel Valley communities are rooted in liberation where all its citizens can exercise their civil and human rights without discrimination.   SGV-NAACP serves the people of the San Gabriel Valley. Its service area includes the following cities:
Azusa, Covina, Duarte,  Glendora,  Irwindale,  Monrovia,  Walnut, Whittier,  Baldwin Park, City of Industry, El Monte, Hacienda Heights, La Puente, Rowland Heights and West Covina

Following the 59th SGV-NAACP historic legacy Anniversary program lunch was served and door prizes were shared with those in attendance. Happy 59th Anniversary SGV-NAACP.


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