Reverend Al Sharpton founder of the National Action Network, NAN LA Chapter and, in partnership with Lord, Bush & Randolph, LLC (LB&R) present the “2017 Vanguard Awards” as they honor Los Angeles’ 100 Most Influential African Americans. The Who’s Who in Los Angeles event will be held Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the California African American Museum.
The purpose of the event is to recognize African American’s who have made a positive impact on the City of Los Angeles and surrounding communities in the following categories:
Extraordinary Leaders, “Men and women who exhibit outstanding leadership, influence, and service.”
Under 40, “Individuals under the age of 40 who are making an impact in their community.”
Movers and Shakers, “Leaders who ignite change and positively influence throughout our community.”
Honorees that will be in attendance are Judge Greg Mathis receiving the Vanguard Lifetime Achievement Award, 35th District Senator Steve Bradford, Mervyn R. Dynally Award of Excellence, Pastor Kelvin Sauls, Holman United Methodist Church will receive the Al Sharpton Social Justice Award, Wendy Dean, Wendy Gladney Enterprises, the Harold E. Hambrick Entrepreneur Award, Dr. Soraya Coley, President, Cal Poly-Pomona, the Dr. George McKenna Excellence in Education Award, Celeste Alleyne, Director, Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft, the Corporate Citizenship Award, Clifton Moseley, Chairman, NSN LA and Faye Moseley, Exec. Deputy Director of Admin Access, LA, the LA’s Power Couple Award and Khloe Thompson, Khloe Kares, the Junior Social Justice Award.
Two honorees, Aundrae Russell, Program Director, KJLH 102.3 Radio and host of Stellar Award-winning radio show, Spread The Word, and Starlett Quarles, Talk Show host of The Dialogue, will co-host the event.
Honorees will be featured in the 2017 Most Influential African Americans Los Angeles Edition souvenir magazine and honored at the reception.
Nation Action Network Los Angeles Chapter National Action Network is the nation’s leading civil rights organization, under the leadership of our President and Founder Reverend Al Sharpton. For more info visit Nationalactionnetwork.net