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January 17, 1999 | IRENE GARCIA
The San Fernando Valley Branch of the NAACP will hold two community forums Monday in commemoration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Valley NAACP president, the Rev. Zedar E. Broadous, said the events are part of the association's 1999 theme: rekindling the spirit by providing opportunities to discuss important issues affecting San Fernando Valley minority communities. Both forums are free to the public and will be held at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 11266 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima.
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October 1, 1999 | KARIMA A. HAYNES
Saying they want to find creative ways to protect neighborhoods from gun violence, a group of community leaders and residents will gather Saturday for two daylong forums at the State Building in Van Nuys. The town-hall-style meetings, sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Branch of the NAACP's Youth Council, will promote an open dialogue among youth and adults on how gun violence affects individuals and entire communities, organizers said. The forum will be divided into two sessions.
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January 4, 2002 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Community, college and religious leaders will commemorate the 139th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation at a Jubilee Day event Sunday, sponsored by the NAACP's San Fernando Valley branch. The celebration, which marks President Lincoln's signing of the historic document on Jan. 1, 1863, that freed slaves in the United States, begins at 3:45 p.m. at Greater Community Missionary Baptist Church, 11066 Norris Ave. in Pacoima.
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January 6, 1996 | TIM MAY
The San Fernando Valley branch of the NAACP will celebrate the legacy and advancement of African Americans and commemorate the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in its annual Jubilee Service on Sunday at the Calvary Baptist Church of Pacoima. The Jubilee Service, which begins at 3:30 p.m., has been held at the church for the past 20 years, said the Rev. Zedar E. Broadous, president of the NAACP's Valley branch.
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August 28, 2000 | PATRICK McGREEVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Residents of Pacoima have faced hardships for decades, shaped in large measure by the racial bias of the post-World War II years. Discrimination kept many African American families out of other areas of the Valley, said the Rev. Zedar E. Broadous, president of the San Fernando Valley chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People. The Pacoima area was well known as a black enclave.
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September 8, 1998 | TOM SCHULTZ
The NAACP is offering another set of free workshops, beginning this week, to teach job skills to unemployed residents. The training program, which started in early August, will include seminars for the next three Wednesday evenings and next two Saturday mornings. The Valley branch of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People sponsors the Education to Employment 2000 courses. Program instructors also refer students to adult education sites for further instruction.
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January 8, 1996 | TIM MAY
The goal was to bring together 100 black males from across the San Fernando Valley at a Pacoima church where they would sing with one voice. The occasion: Jubilee Day, the annual church service organized by the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People, held to commemorate the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the historic agreement that led to the end of slavery as an institution in the United States.
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April 3, 2000 | ANNETTE KONDO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The problem isn't limited to DWB. It can also happen if you're DWA or DWM. The acronyms--which stand, respectively, for "driving while black," "driving while Asian" and "driving while a minority"--are newer names for an old problem, says the Rev. Zedar E. Broadous, president of the San Fernando Valley branch of the NAACP.
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