LOS ANGELES – Media personality, civil rights attorney and child advocate Areva Martin is delighted to announce that more than $500,000 was raised for the Special Needs Network (SNN) during a recent fundraising drive which culminated with the 14th annual Pink Pump Affair, held on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
Through activism, scholarship, and service, student leadership can empower and influence others towards a greater goal. And when spearheaded by those equipped to influence and guide, one can only begin to imagine the strides towards reform. Who is this person, you may ask? Who obtains the qualities of a leader, motivator, and activist? The answer to your question is a woman by the name of Samone Anderson.
Innovation is the practice of developing and introducing new ideas, concepts, and things. Dr. James Rodriguez, MSW, should be recognized as an innovative leader of the last quarter of a century in light of this truth. Within the first five minutes of speaking with Rodriguez, it was evident that the spirit of innovation runs through the veins of this passionate leader. Rodriguez is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the national organization, Fathers and Families Coalition of America (FFCA).
When I met André Farr, Chairman, and CEO of Farr's Best, as a student at UCLA more than 30 years ago, I knew he was an extraordinary individual. His confidence shone in his teens as brightly as it is shining today, putting a stamp on what he calls Black Brilliance. Today Farr heads several businesses and continues to sponsor and host magnificent entertainment events that keep attendees talking for years to follow.