Don’t miss the centennial celebration ceremony for the Sacramento NAACP. Tickets are on sale now for the Sacramento Women in NAACP (Sacramento WIN) benefit dinner taking place Sat-5/28 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Sacramento WIN is hosting a women’s forum, community leaders’ awards ceremony and we’re giving out youth scholarship awards to three very deserving students from local high schools. Call Sacramento NAACP office at (916) 856-0155 for tickets.
NAACP leadership awards will be given to our 2016 “Circle of WINners”:
Ms. Callie Carney (Community Leader and former Sacramento City Councilmember)
Ms. Edenausegboye Davis (Community Leader)
Dr. Ramona Bishop (Superintendent of Vallejo Unified School District — Educator of the Year), Senator Holly Mitchell (California State Senator — Legislative Award)
Ms. Pleshette Robertson (CEO/Founder of SacCulturalHub — Business Woman of the Year), Attorney General Kamala Harris (Legislator of the Year)
Ms. Dorothy Love-Thornton (Founder of the Sacramento Chapter of the Greater Music Workshop of America — Community Leader–Religious Affairs).
Sac WIN’s first prize WINner, 12 year old Daesha Arnold, will read her WINning essay for Black History Month and you will be entertained by recording artist, Jessica Jolia (singer with Eric Benet) and dancer Venetia James (Sacramento’s own who was featured on Bobby Jones Gospel on BET).
Topics of Discussion for the women’s forums include: 1) “Education: Pre-School to Prison Pipeline”; 2) “Women in Business–Growth, Marketing, & Taxation; and 3) “The Politics of Law Enforcement & Racial Profiling Reform.”
Vendors will be available and proceeds benefit the Sac WIN youth scholarship program. For tickets and more information, call the office of the Sacramento NAACP at (916) 856-0155 or purchase online at www.SacramentoWIN.com. You can CLICK HERE to download the form for scholarship donations and purchasing tickets to the event. Checks can be made payable to the Sacramento NAACP (Sac WIN) and mailed to the office located at: Women’s Civic Improvement Center, 3555 3rd Ave. – Sacramento, CA 95817.
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