Dr. Reta D. Floyd
practicing Psychiatry and then as Medical Director of the in-patient unit at Kedren Community Health Center. Dr. Floyd has been a member of the Pasadena-Altadena Chapter of Links incorporated for 21 years. She is involved with the Alzheimer's education project sponsored by the Western Area Division of the Links. Dr. Floyd is an active church member and Deacon. She has been married for 33 years and has been a caring and concerned caregiver to her husband who has suffered from a serious illnesses for the past 15 years. Dr. Floyd has two children, Elicia and Justin Duncan.
Mrs. Mildred Hawkins
Mildred Hawkins was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Isaiah and Altha Thomas. At the age of three, her grandparents brought Mildred to live in California. Mildred gave birth to three daughters - Paula, Catherine and Martha. In the 50s, when things were tough for everyone, Mildred became a single parent. She spent the next several years sacrificing her needs for those of her children. She moved to Pasadena, California in 1974. She completed a 12-year career with Parsons Engineering. After retirement, she served as a commissioner on the Senior Commission, Parks and Recreation and Human Services and Recreation for the City of Pasadena. In addition to her political endeavors, Mildred devotes an extraordinary amount of time working to improve the lives of seniors as a senior advocate. Since 1980, Mildred has been an active member of First African Methodist Episcopal Church. Mildred has three daughters, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and another one on the way.
Mrs. Anthony Moreland "Tony" Stewart
Pasadena, California on December 5, 1930. Ms. Stewart has been involved in the civil rights movement and is widely recognized as the oldest active member of the NAACP. At age 90 years she stands after the many storms have raged. The inner circle of love that surrounds Tony is her sister Agnes Moreland Jackson; brother Derius Moreland; three sons and their families-Jalal, Gregor and Edward Stewart; nieces Lynne Moreland Walters, Amelia Moreland Lett; nephews Kalil Moreland, Ashkid Moreland Muhammad; grand niece Natalie Lawless and Cousin Erma Jean Trezvant Bell.
Dr. D. Marie Chappell-Battle
Dr. D. Marie Chappell-Battle raised her four siblings after her mother died when she was twelve years old. After Marie grew-up with the siblings she helped to raise, Nora, Shelley, William and Juanita. She made education the family business. She later gave birth to and raised eight children; Wanda, LaMont, Yolanda, James, Galen, Michelle, Mark and Yuri. Six of her own children became teachers, three of her four siblings that she helped raise, became teachers also; including her sister, the late Juanita Millender-McDonald. Dr. Chappell Battles is a retired educator and an ordained minister. Her better half, soul mate, and her avid supporter is her husband, Mr. Vernon Neal Battle. She loves and supports her grandchildren; LaMont Jr., DeJeana, David, Denae, Courtney, Angelina, Cameron, Shelby, Andrew, Alexandra, and her great grand child, little Charlie. She is described by her children as a "Superwoman".