2021 News & Events

October 16th, 6-8pm CST: Elizabeth Keckley Awards and Concert featuring Grammy Award Winner Deitrick Haddon, NBNA President Dr. Martha Dawson and Attorney Benjamin Crump are some of the honorees.  Rev. Al Sharpton and our own President Dr. Martha Dawson are two of the Honorary Co-Chairs.

For more information contact Carthenia Jefferson at cwjeffersonlaw@gmail.com or (205) 324-1505 or LaBrenda Marshall at labrenda.marshall@gmail.com . The event will be virtual and is free, donations are welcomed. Click on the link to register or make a donation https://blackwomenforpositivechange.org.

October 23rd, 12-2pm CST: The NBNA Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Reduction Webinar: Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings.  The event will be virtual and is free.

To register use QR Code on the flyer or click on the link:

For more information contact Carthenia Jefferson at cwjeffersonlaw@gmail.com or (205) 324-1505. Visit the National Black Nurses Association website for more information about the NBNA Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Reduction at https://www.nbna.org.


October 24th, 2-4pm: Join us for the Stop the Violence Walk & Youth Summit, the Walk will begin at 2:00pm at Kelly Ingram Park, 500 17th Street North, the Youth Summit will follow immediately thereafter at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, 520 16th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203. A Reception will follow the Summit. The event is open to the public and is free.

Register (each person) in advance for the Summit on Eventbrite.

(Seating is limited at the Summit, Mask Required). 

Please share the flyer with colleagues, family, friends and on your social media sites. Our colors for this event are orange (gun violence awareness color) and purple (domestic violence awareness color).

*Just in Special Guest Grammy Award Winner Deitrick Haddon will perform virtually. 

For more information contact Carthenia Jefferson at cwjeffersonlaw@gmail.com or (205) 324-1505 or LaBrenda Marshall at labrenda.marshall@gmail.com. Visit the Black Women for Positive Change website for additional October 2021 Month of Non-Violence events at https://blackwomanforpositivechange.org.


November 20th, 9am-12noon: You are invited to join us for the Fourth Annual Lawrence Jefferson, Jr. Foundation Legacy Golf Tournament. 

The mission of the Foundation is to help at-risk youth and grow boys and girls into REAL (Responsible, Empowered, Achievers, Leaders) Men and Women.

Location: Topgolf, 1111 24th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35234
Time: 9:00 AM Registration/Breakfast
10:00 AM Tee-Off

Funds raised will benefit: Children’s Village (Foster Home for girls and boys); Grace House (Foster Home for girls); Maranathan Academy (School for at-risk youth) and other at-risk youth.

Click on the link to register, become a sponsor, or to make a donation: lawrencejeffersonjrfoundation.org.

Click here to view the brochure.

For more information, contact Carthenia Jefferson at cwjeffersonlaw@gmail.com or (205) 324-1505 or Lisa Bimbo at lb10907@yahoo.com or (205) 410-8730.

Deadline to register: November 17th.
*Sponsor a Foster Child or At-Risk Youth Today and Make a BIG Difference in a Child’s Life.

December 11th, 11am-1pm:

Christmas Social and Mentoring Activity with Grace House and Children’s Village Foster Homes.
To become a sponsor or make a donation towards this event visit https://lawrencejeffersonjrfoundation.org.