Historical Society of Long Beach, A Woman's Place in the Spotlight: Harriette R. Ellis (pdf download)


At the 2016 Washington Institute, NCJW California received the Champions for Social Change award from National NCJW for our work with human trafficking. 


NCJW Long Beach received the Partnership Award from the Early Education Committee of Long Beach “for extraordinary hands-on partnership in ensuring that all children in Long Beach grow up healthy, safe, and educated.”

NCJW Long Beach received a Volunteer Appreciation Certificate from For the Child, an agency focusing on the treatment and prevention of child abuse for NCJW Long Beach’s  “time, talent, and generosity given to make the Thanksgiving holidays better for abused and neglected children.”



At the triennial NCJW, Inc. Washington Institute Barbara Wolfe received the prestigious Social Change Enduring Advocate, chosen from all nominations nationally.  This award recognizes “an NCJW member who has been a leader and instrumental in advancing social change in NCJW’s name in her community over a period of 10 or more years.” 


Plaque honoring NCJW Long Beach, “our amazing partner in care” for 50 years of appreciation from Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) 


Certificate of Recognition for NCJW ‘s work at the Stand For Children 3rd Annual Symposium from Stand For Children, Long Beach Chapter

Certificate of recognition by the CA Senate (signed by Alan Lowenthal, 27th Senate district) in honor of NCJW’s recognition by Stand For Children


Certificate of Recognition by the CA Assembly (signed by Betty Karnette, 59th Assembly district) in honor of NCJW’s recognition by Stand For Children


Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to NCJW Long Beach in recognition of outstanding leadership and support of school readiness (signed by Linda T. Sánchez, Member of Congress)


NCJW Long Beach was the recipient of “Friends of Education” award by the Long Beach Unified School District in recognition of our long-term tutoring of elementary students at Tucker Elementary School.


NCJW Week proclaimed for February 17-21 by then City of Long Beach Mayor Ernie Knell