2021 Long Beach Branch NAACP 80th Anniversary Gala Celebration

Long Beach Branch NAACP is announcing the 2021 Long Beach Branch NAACP 80th Anniversary Gala Celebration. The Gala will be held virtually Saturday, March 20, 2021. Honorees that will be recognized for outstanding contributions and service to the LB Branch NAACP and community are as follows:

Carolyn Caldwell – Corporate Community Service – COVID-19

Dr. James T. Minor – Education & Civil Rights Award

Robert Murphy – President’s Award

Kathy Dollarhide – Coronavirus Hero

Dr. Anissa Davis, M.D. – Coronavirus Hero

Pamela Lewis – Zelma A. Lipscomb Award

Carol Williams – Long Beach Branch NAACP 80th Anniversary Award

Barbara Gower – Lillie V. Grigsby Award

Dr. Minnie Douglas – Lifetime Achievement Award

Alonzo Duncan – Ernest McBride Sr. Award

Dr. John Hamilton – Volunteer of the Year

Alisha Wade – Volunteer of the Year

Thomas Le – Volunteer of the Year

Asher Luna – LB NAACP Youth & College Award

Sylvia Lee – LB NAACP Youth & College Award

LBUSD Media Department – L.B. NAACP Law Day Project Award

The 2021 Corporate Partners are:

MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center

Port of Long Beach

Keesal, Young & Logan and Dignity Health- St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Long Beach Branch NAACP has been serving the needs of our community, especially our youth for 80 years. These services are provided to low income, disadvantaged, and underserved people of Long Beach. Proceeds from the 80th Anniversary Gala Celebration will help support the Long Beach Branch NAACP’s Stay-in-School, Youth Impact, Scholar Dollars, NAACP Scholarships, the Afro-American, Cultural, Technological Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO), Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Long Beach Branch NAACP COVID-19 Fund, and our Get Aboard the Technology Train Projects. In addition, these funds will support the branch’s operations in such areas as: Wealth Empowerment, Civil Rights Investigation, Senior Services, Health Disparities, Veterans’ Services, Economic Development, First Time Home Buyers Program, Labor and Industry, and Environmental Justice Programs.

This is Long Beach Branch NAACP’s major annual fundraiser. Please share this information with your friends, family, companies, and any other organizations, businesses, or affiliates. Should you have any questions, please email the Long Beach Branch NAACP at mnaacp@gmail.com.

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