EVENT: Dionne Warwick Recieves 2012 NBLCA Choose Life AwardPublished by Justin D Joseph on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11:10 am.
(New York, NY) Legendary songstress Dionne Warwick was honored by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) with their 2012 Choose Life Award. The organization’s president and CEO, C. Virginia Fields was on hand to present the award to the singer who was honored for her work in the fight against HIV/AIDS and related health disparities in the African American community.
Warwick was first celebrated by the group at their 25th anniversary gala last month, alongside celebrity fashion photographer, Duane Cramer; Morgan Stanley Managing Director, Carla A. Harris; and the late Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jonathan Larson.
NBLCA’s mission is to educate, organize, and empower Black leaders, including clergy, elected officials, medical practitioners, business professionals, social policy experts, and the media, to meet the challenge of fighting HIV/AIDS and other health issues in their local communities.