YWCA Greater Los Angeles to Honor Council President Pro Tempore Jan Perry With 2011 Phenomenal Community Leader Award

Mar 29, 2011, 12:45 ET from YWCA Greater Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA) will honor Los Angeles Ninth District Council President Pro Tempore, Jan Perry with the Phenomenal Community Leader Award.

The award will be presented at the 2011 Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon to be held Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 11:30am2pm at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.  The event theme is "Saluting Women who are Instruments of Change".

Faye Washington, CEO of the YWCA GLA said, "We are overjoyed to honor Council President Pro Tempore Jan Perry with the 2011 Phenomenal Community Leader Award.  Her diligence to serve the people of Los Angeles requires great vision, passion, insight and purpose.  Because of Jan Perry's contributions to this city, the YWCA Greater Los Angeles is able to continue our mission to provide safe spaces for the people of this community to live, learn and grow."

The Phenomenal Woman Awards fundraiser draws Southern California's top women executives and leaders to salute their accomplishments before an audience of the Los Angeles business community.  Partial proceeds from the event will benefit the YWCA GLA Job Corps program and downtown Urban Campus.  The YWCA GLA Job Corps program serves underprivileged youth ages 16 – 24 and offers housing, vocational training and support to ensure their self-sufficiency upon program completion.

To learn more about the 2011 Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon, visit www.ywcagla.org.  To purchase tables or learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Tracy Solomon Clark at 213-251-1328 or tracy.clark@ywcagla.org.  

About the YWCA Greater Los Angeles

Founded in 1894, the YWCA Greater Los Angeles has addressed the emerging and ongoing needs of the greater Los Angeles area.  Celebrating 117 years of community service, the YWCA Greater Los Angeles core initiatives include: Child Development, Youth Development, Advocacy, Workforce Development and Housing, Seniors Program, Sexual Assault Intervention Program and Week without Violence.  The YWCA GLA is dedicated to providing "Safe Spaces, to Live, Learn and Grow".

SOURCE YWCA Greater Los Angeles