The African-American Historical & Cultural Museum of the SJV
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Trailblazers 2023 Honoree:
Who is Anita Dense Evans the Trailblazer? Anita is a mother of two beautiful children, Edward, and Alicia, may she rest in peace, a grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 7. Anita is a woman that aspires to live the life that GOD has placed before her, to go and answer His call, “Go and help My people”.
Anita is a 3-year graduate of Bakersfield High School, a Student of Bakersfield College, and Cal State Bakersfield majoring in the field of Education, and a certified phlebotomist, Credentials of Ministry, Universal of Life Church, and a True Child of GOD!
The past 7 years, Anita has been the first African American woman of many seats in the City of Madera. The first African American woman to sit as a City Councilwoman, the first African American woman to sit as Mayor Pro Tem, the first African American woman to hold the position of Vice President for the League of Volunteers Auxiliary at Madera Community Hospital, the first African American woman to stand in the Pulpit of Madera Fellowship SDA Church, as Worship Leader.
This is who Anita Denise Younger Evans Is!