Twin Cities' Steppers Association Recognizes Thirteen Women At Its "11th Annual Celebrating the Sistas Community Leadership Recognition Awards"
Sunday, March 10th, thirteen "Twin Cities' leaders of color will be recognized for their ability to bring positive change to their communities by courageously eliminating barriers to prosperity and fighting for human rights for all people.
By: Twin Cities' Steppers Association
"Celebrating the Sistas" also recognizes leadership and dedication towards maintaining healthy families, safe communities, educating children, closing the achievement gap, focusing on social justice and economic empowerment.
"Celebrating the Sistas" is an event that serves to recognize the outstanding contributions that African American Women and Women of Color have made in the Twin Cities, while eliminating roadblocks and overcoming obstacles along the way. These honorees exhibit unique and extraordinary gifts and talents, come from varied backgrounds and a wide age range. They represent the strength and determination of legendary great women who came before them, like Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, Recy Taylor, Dorothy Height, Fannie Lou Hamer and local civil rights leader and humanitarian, Dr. Josie R. Johnson.
This year's keynote speaker, Dr. Delores Henderson, is a 53‐year Saint Paul Public Schools Administrator, who recently retired to start her Non‐profit D.E.L.O.R.E.S. Works.
This year's honorees are: Ramona Wilson, Monique Linder, Deltreice Gates, Susan Bass-Roberts, Dr. Diane Sharper, Coral Garner, Toni Newborn, Laverne McCartney Knighton, Robin Magee, Anika Ward, Lisa Crawford, Patricia Lamb and Monica Habia.
What: 11th Annual Celebrating the Sistas Community Leadership Recognition Awards
When: March 10, 2019 | 4pm – 7pm
Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN. 55439
Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.vitalculture.com/
About Twin Cities Stepper Association
The Twin Cities Steppers Association (TCSA) was founded in 2004, by entrepreneur, Kevin Johnson. Kevin saw Steppin' as an opportunity to create a social network for adults of all backgrounds interested in mature entertainment and enjoyment. In 2006, Kevin formally introduced the Twin Cities to the Chicago Style Eight-count Step. He has been recognized nationally as a professional instructor on the Michael Baisden Show as well as by Inside Steppin' Magazine. In 2008, the National Promoters Gala and Entertainment Expo recognized Kevin as the Promoter of the Year for Steppers Sets and other special events.
Kevin and the TCSA are also known for their commitment to community service. They have partnered with nonprofit organizations such as Model Cities, the Cultural Wellness Center and the African American AIDS Task Force, to provide fund-raisers and health and wellness activities to the Twin Cities African American community.
About "Celebrating The Sistas" Community Leadership Recognition Awards
"Celebrating the Sistas" honors African American women who have, and are, making positive contributions to their communities. The focus of the event is to recognize women who excel in politics, business, media, social services and education, as well as community activism. "Celebrating the Sistas" also recognizes women who have dedicated themselves towards maintaining healthy families, safe communities and educating our children. These women deserve ongoing recognition for their efforts.