San Gabriel Valley NAACP to install 2023 officers
The San Gabriel Valley National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will install its 2023 class of officers at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 21 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8620, 2328 W. Merced Ave., West Covina.
Irma Cooper will be installed as the new president of San Gabriel Valley NAACP, and other offices will also be filled.
“Cooper has both integrity and experience as a leader and has served in numerous leadership roles including as a registered nurse and military officer,” read a NAACP news release. She has also served on multiple community and federal advisory boards.
A branch of the national body, SGV-NAACP, has been located in the San Gabriel Valley since 1964 and was originally known as the “East San Gabriel Valley Branch.”