In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women Build Week, Habitat LA Highlights Local Power Women Transforming Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA – March 11, 2021: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles is proud to host it 17th Annual Power Women, Power Tools event virtually on Saturday, March 13 at 11:00 PST. The event is complimentary and open to the general public.
Each year, this event brings together “power women” from different industries, including entertainment industry executives, celebrities, corporate leaders, government officials, faith leaders, and community stakeholders to share their time, talents and financial resources to support the work of Habitat LA. This year’s event will be held virtually to ensure the health and safety of participants. Though physically apart, the community will still build together.
The Power Women, Power Tools® build was born out of the Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity program, which supports Habitat LA through donations, volunteer hours and advocacy. The virtual event will air live on Saturday, March 13 at 11:00 am PST. To learn more, visit https://www.habitatla.org/2021-power-women-power-tools/ and to register, visit: https://aesbid.co/ELP/PWPT21.
This year, the program will highlight Habitat LA’s efforts to build strength, stability and self-reliance throughout greater Los Angeles. The event will feature Habitat LA’s work and community partnerships in Long Beach’s Washington neighborhood. It will also feature a very inspiring panel of power women from the corporate, faith and public sectors, including the City of Long Beach’s District 1 Councilmember Mary Zendejas, City National Bank’s Senior Vice President of Marketing Karen A. Clark, and Kathleen Buckley Domingo, Senior Director of the Office of Life, Justice and Peace at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
“Power Women, Power Tools® is an opportunity for us to bring together the “Power Women” in our communities to empower each other and help our partner families build strength and stability,” said Erin Rank, President and CEO, Habitat LA. “With the support of City National Bank, we are making an impact and thank all those who are using the tools in their toolbelt to support our mission.
The event also includes a unique opportunity to support local, female-owned businesses through the Women’s Empowerment Marketplace. A portion of all sales with the code PWPT21 will go back to the work of Habitat LA. In addition to this, an online auction will feature a variety of exciting experiences, luxury packages and unique gifts. All funds raised from this event will help Habitat LA continue to transform the lives of hundreds of low-income families in need of decent, affordable housing.
This year’s event is generously sponsored by: City National Bank, Los Angeles Magazine, Sony Pictures, Avalon Bay Communities, Big Pup Films, Los Angeles Ale Works, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Novel Eye Production, and Rolling Hills United Methodist Church.
The 2021 Honorary Committee members include: Hon. State Senator Lena Gonzalez, CA Senate District 33; Hon. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County District 3; Hon. Janice Hahn, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, District 4; Hon. Mary Zendejas, City of Long Beach Council Member, District 1; Tina Knowles Lawson, Philanthropist/Mentor; Kate Linder, Actress; Lisa LoCicero, Actress; Areva Martin, Attorney/CEO; Pat Prescott, Radio Host; and KiKi Shepard, Actress/Model.
The 2021 Host Committee members include: Susan Booth, Holland & Knight; Chris Campbell, Rolling Hills United Methodist Church; Melanie Cook, Ziffren Brittenham LLP; Linda Duncombe, City National Bank; Terri Haack, Terranea Resort; Pearl Ho, Patina Catering; Cindy Hoag, Los Angeles Ale Works; Jan Karl, Morley Builders; Sandra Labib, Southern California Edison; Kim McManus, Mosaic; Michelle Meghrouni; Southern California Gas Company; LeAnne Romesburg, Aegion Energy Services; Marni Rosenzweig, Rosenzweig Group LA; Maria Salinas, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; Debra Shrader, Rolling Hills United Methodist Church; Renee Valdes, Parking Company of America; Raelean Walker, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; and Beth Zachary, Adventist Health (Retired).
For more than 30 years, Habitat LA has worked to build better futures for families in the greater Los Angeles area. Through the continued support of community partners such as City National Bank and others, Habitat LA will continue its commitment to ensure everyone has a safe and decent place to call home. To learn more about the event or to show your support, please visit https://www.habitatla.org/2021-power-women-power-tools/.
About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. As the top nonprofit residential homebuilder in the greater Los Angeles area with a Charity Navigator 4-Star rating for ten consecutive years and the Platinum GuideStar status for transparency, Habitat LA has partnered with volunteers, donors and Habitat homeowners to build, renovate and repair more than 1,000 homes locally since 1990. The lives of thousands of individuals have been transformed as a result of having a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes and pay an affordable mortgage. By supporting Habitat LA through volunteerism, donations and supporting affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the stability and self-reliance they need to build a better future. To learn more, visit www.habitatla.org.
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