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To provide programming and resources to youth, adults, organizations, and small businesses in order to create pathways to self-sustainability and build healthy, productive communities.

Our Services

Black Resource

Investing in knowledge pays the best interest.

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Black Magic 

Magic Happens when we work together.


Historic Black
Long Beach


Learning about our history and ourselves.

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Upcoming Events

Our Programs

Black & Well LBC

Elite Skills was awarded a CARES ACT grant to develop culturally appropriate COVID-19 related guides, brochures and videos to mitigate the risk, transmission, and spread of COVID-19 to Long Beach Black residents

Black Health Equity Collaborative (BHEC)

Elite Skills is a member of BHEC. BHEC is a formal collaborative partnerships among Black-serving provider agencies, nonprofit and for-profit small businesses to promote health and wellness among Long Beach Black residents to reduce COVID 19 impact, risk factors, and mortality among Long Beach Black residents.

Ladies First

Ladies First was started in 2000, by six moms looking to build a village that would inspire and support their daughters from Middle School through College. Over the years their daughters invited their friends and they invited friends and Ladies First blossomed.   

(Young Entrepreneurs Academy)

YEA! was developed at the University of Rochester with support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.  Today, the Academy is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and since its inception in 2004, several thousand students nationwide have participated in YEA! 

Contact & Details

Let us know what we can do for you.

3515 Linden Ave #56, Long Beach,  90807

Phone: (562) 303-2750 

Sharon Diggs-Jackson, Executive Director

Ginger Moore, Program Director


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