2015 African-American Leadership Awards
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2015 African-American Leadership Awards

When: Friday, June 5th
6:00 PM Reception and 7:00 PM Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Where: Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, Nebraska  68102
United States
Contact: Michael Cich-Jones
402.453.9730 Ext. 117

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The annual African-American Leadership Awards (AALA) recognize the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans in our community who have made significant contributions to the City of Omaha.  For 2015, the Urban League of Nebraska Guild is honored to recognize the following individuals:


Business: Jacqueline White, Union Pacific

Community: Vicki Quaites-Ferris, The Empowerment Network

Education: Dr. Cynthia K. Gooch, Metropolitan Community College

Faith, Rev. Portia A. Cavitt, Clair Memorial United Methodist Church

Government: Chief William H. Johnson, Omaha Fire Department, Retired

Health: Sherri Nared-Brooks, Douglas County Health Department

Someone Special: Dr. Marguerita Washington, Omaha Star

Young Professional: Wesley RaShad Dacus


For sponsorship and ticket information, please visit http://www.urbanleagueneb.org/aala/.   For more information regarding the event, please contact Kathy J. Trotter, Central Regional Coordinator for the National Council of Urban League Guilds, 402-457-2651 or kjtrotter@mccneb.edu.