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The mission of Elite Skills Development is to connect people to valuable resources, prioritizing the delivery of accurate and reliable information to our community.  Through this commitment we empower individuals to thrive and succeed by equipping them with the knowledge and tools they need.  In support of our mission we provide a range of educational programming, mentoring, and culturally affirming services. 


We operate all of our programs through a culturally responsive, racially just, healing-centered and trauma-informed approach centered on the collective healing and resilience of our participants.  

Our Services

Black Resource

Investing in knowledge pays the best interest.


Black Magic 

Magic happens when we work together.


Celebrating Our


Learning about our history and ourselves.

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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.   

Elite Skills

The Elite Skills Academy was founded in 2009, and has provided mentoring and elite skills athletic development and training.  The program has served over 200 young male athletes from middle school to college, and even into the professional ranks. 

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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Black Resource Center

1133 Rhea Street

Long Beach, CA 90806


(562) 303-2750



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