Asm. Tina McKinnor (File photo)

The Los Angeles African American Women Political Action Committee (LAAAWPAC) will honor female leaders making significant contributions to loca communities through public service and local government roles. The Sheroes & Cocktails event will take place on June 29, at The Cameo Beverly Hills Hotel, located at 1224 Beverwil Dr., in Los Angeles.

The Sheroes & Cocktails 2024 event will celebrate ‘Sheroes’ who champion diverse causes and support the ongoing mission of bringing Black women to the forefront in roles of leadership. Attendees will enjoy live jazz music, and the company of phenomenal individuals dedicated to making a difference.

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Honorees include Assemblymember Tina McKinnor, Culver City Mayor Yasmine-Imani McMorrin, and L.A. Deputy Mayor Dr. Etsemaye Agonafer.  Other honorees are Yvette Chappell, co-founder and President/CEO (Ret.), African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI); Angela Gibson-Shaw, president of the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce, and Yvonne Wheeler, president of the L.A. County Federation of Labor.

In addition, the event will recognize local elected supervisors, councilmembers, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school board members, state assembly members, United States representatives, retired elected officials, and political candidates.

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