Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Waters Set For 'Women Making A Difference"


LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 11, 2014 – The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los
Angeles Chapter presents “Women Making a Difference,” depicting the rise of the African American
Woman to her position in today’s society.  The community is invited to attend an evening of music, song, poetry, character enactment and dance on Sunday, February 23, 2014, 4:00 PM at the Lula Washington Dance Theatre, 3773 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90016.  

“Women Making a Difference” is a special presentation taking viewers on an artistic journey from the
paved roads of Sojourner Truth, a former slave, abolitionist and women’s rights activist, to
Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress.  Featuring a performance by Florence LaRue of The Fifth Dimension and a special guest appearance by US
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, 43rd Congressional District of California, “Women Making a
Difference” entertains and informs as we honor black history month and the enduring spirit of the African American Woman.  

“Not only are we inviting everyone to come out and have a great time in celebration of Black History
Month, but the proceeds from this fundraising event allows us to continue offering unparalleled programs and services in our communities,” proclaims Judy Matthews, Chair of the National Congress of Black Women Inc., Los Angeles Chapter. For thirty years, the National Congress of Black Women, Incorporated has operated nationally and internationally as a nonprofit 501(c)(3). In 2009, the Los Angeles Chapter was formed, joining the fight for improvement of communities through educational, political, economic and cultural development of African American women and their families. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (800) 895-3180 or visit the website

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