Tracy African American
Association, LLC


  • 7 Dec 2019 5:00 PM | Melyssa Barrett (Administrator)

    Looking for a party! Well this is a Formal Attire Dinner Dance at Elk's Lodge, 6400 Eleventh St., Tracy. Tickets are $70. Deadline to RSVP is Nov 1, 2019. Contact Mishelle at 209-481-9500

    Register and purchase tickets by clicking on this link

  • 12 Oct 2019 8:00 AM | Lynette Jones (Administrator)

    A trip to Allensworth! Come one and come all for this educational trip!

    Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park is a state park unit of CaliforniaUnited States, preserving Allensworth, the only California town to be founded, financed and governed by African Americans. The small farming community was founded in 1908 by Lt. Colonel Allen Allensworth, Professor William Payne, William Peck, a minister; John W. Palmer, a miner; and Harry A. Mitchell, a real estate agent, dedicated to improving the economic and social status of African Americans. Colonel Allensworth (1842–1914) had a friendship with Booker T. Washington and was inspired by the  Tuskegee Institute and development in its neighboring town. Allensworth hoped to develop the "Tuskegee of the West".[2]

  • 28 Sep 2019 8:00 AM | Lynette Jones (Administrator)

    Join the fun at the One World Cultural Festival on September 28, 2019 at Lincoln Park (Holly Drive & Eaton Avenue) in Tracy, CA. Art, Beer & Wine, Carnival, Crafts, Dance, Fashion, Food, Music, and More! More information at or contact (209) 835-2131

  • 12 Jan 2019 12:00 PM | Lynette Jones (Administrator)

    TRACY, CA: On Saturday, January 12, 2019, Tracy African American Association, LLC. (TAAA) installed new officers to its Board of Directors. The ceremony was held at the organization’s general meeting home venue Brookside Senior Living and Memory Care, 355 W. Grant Line Road. For the second consecutive year, TAAA member and Tracy resident, Stephanie Burrell-Hammer quite ably performed Mistress of Ceremonies duties. 

    Tracy Mayor Pro-tem. Dr. Nancy Young administered the Oath-of-Office to seven new and returning board members: Yolande Barial Knight (President), Gwendolyn S. White (Vicepresident), Gary C. Cooper (Treasurer), Olinga Yarber-Alexander (Education Chairperson), Benjmin Harrison (By-laws chair), Mishelle Neverson (Activities Chair), and Lynette Jones (Newsletter Committee Chairperson). Rev. Dr. Michael Neverson officiated the membership charge for all TAAA members.

    Retiring president, Dr. Clara Styles recognized and thanked outgoing officers and committee chairs Yolande Barial Knight, Dr. Nancy D. Young, Patricia Jackson, Sandra Goodman, Olinga Yarber Alexander, and Lynette Jones for their prior year’s terms of service.

    Before commencement of official business, TAAA members and guests enjoyed a delectable brunch lovingly prepared by TAAA member and professional caterer Margie Forehand.


    The Tracy African American Association (TAAA) is a non-profit organization established in 1994 by a group of concerned professionals seeking to form ties among African Americans and other members of the Tracy Community. Its mission is to unite people of all ages and backgrounds through sponsorships and contributions to educational, cultural and social programs that foster awareness, diversity, and a cooperative environment that unite the Tracy Community. Membership is open to individuals who share and embrace the TAAA mission.

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TRACY AFRICAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION, LLC  is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization

P.O. Box 62, Tracy, CA 95376

209.249.6644 VM

Yolande Barial Knight, President

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