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OUR MISSION as a All Volunteer Non-Profit Organization

The Mission of the Palm Springs Black History Committee (PSBHC)  is to promote unity to diverse cultures of the Coachella Valley and build a spirit of cooperation between the diverse cultures and educate about contributions of local African-Americans in building the vibrant Coachella Valley.   

Since 1987 the Palm Springs Black History Committee  (All Volunteer Non-Profit Organization) has sponsored and produced an array of events leading up to and during the nationally recognized Black History Month in February; of each year. Our purpose is to continue to recognize and educate not only the African-American community, but our society as a whole about the importance of Black History and contributions made to society by Africans-Americans. 


The purpose is to promote unity and a spirit of cooperation within our community as well as present events designed to educate our Coachella Valley and Southern California residents about Black History. We are one of only two cities in Southern California to sponsor a Black History Parade and the only city in California that host events throughout the entire month of February. Our events are educational in areas such as history, health and fitness, culture, community affairs, entertainment and more. With an Art Installation at Palm Springs Art Museum, Awards Gala, Gospel Fest, Parade and Town Fair; events are always well attended, received, memorable and a great success.


Board Of Directors

PRESIDENT

Vice-President

Vice-President

Jarvis Crawford

Vice-President

Vice-President

Vice-President

Jody Diaz

Treasurer

Vice-President

Financial Securetary

Evernell Black

Financial Securetary

Financial Securetary

Financial Securetary

Deiter Crawford

Securetary

Financial Securetary

Parliamentarian

Janel Hunt

Parliamentarian

Financial Securetary

Parliamentarian

Al Murry

Coresponding Securetary

Coresponding Securetary

Coresponding Securetary

Brian Jackson

Board Member

Coresponding Securetary

Coresponding Securetary

Cora Crawford

Board Member

Coresponding Securetary

Board Member

Linda Gray

In the News

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Families Celebrate 33rd Annual Black History Month Parade

KESQ February 29, 2020

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5 things we saw at the Palm Springs Black History Month Parade and Town Fair

The Desert Sun February 29, 2020

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Palm Springs Celebrates Black History Month with Gospel Fest 

KESQ February 9, 2020

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Palm Springs

KESQ JANUARY 19, 2020 



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 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Palm Springs 

The Desert Sun JANUARY 19, 2020