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Community Involvement

Dianne sits on the Board of Directors for Diamond in the Raw Foundation (DITR). Additionally Dianne is serving as a Project Manager for the Action Icon Awards, a fundraiser for DITR.

Founded in 2005 as a Non-profit 501 (C) 3 organization, Diamond in the RAW Foundation serves as a deterrent to gang violence, date rape, substance abuse, unwanted pregnancy and abuse that often lead to destructive cycles in at-risk communities. We accomplish our mission through our HIP/N/SMART, Job Development, Sista2sista mentorship, Concepts in a BOX Leadership & Film Boot Camp, and our Financial Fitness Programs.

L.O.V.E. has been a sponsor of the Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant (LMAA) since 2012. 

LMAA was founded in 1993 by Lisa Ruffin, LMAA is based on the idea that young people must begin with a strong foundation.  We believe that each of our girls possesses the promise of unlimited possibilities. In partnership with supportive parents and sponsors we offer the LMAA pageant as a vehicle to develop their potential.  

Founded in 1992 by Mr. Mario Nugara, The City of Angels Ballet is dedicated to preserving the quality and integrity of classical ballet. We perform in some of the most under served areas of Los Angeles offering hope and inspiration. The City of Angels Ballet embraces the diversity of Los Angeles and this is reflected in our company and school.

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