Kevin C. Alvin: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund Dinner Honoree

The NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to honor Kevin C. Alvin at our 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner!

Kevin C. Alvin is the Assistant Business Manager with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 569, and he has helped facilitate the careers of over 3500 men and women within the electrical industry.
 
Kevin  C.  Alvin understands that finding a career, of which an individual can be proud, is sometimes a daunting task.  At the IBEW, Kevin works hard to aid IBEW members in maximizing their career opportunities.  By understanding local needs in the electrical industry, Kevin guides electrical industry members toward securing special skills that will provide them with additional employment opportunities.  Additionally, Kevin assists contractors, within the electrical industry, to understand the parameters of local labor laws, and how to best utilize IBEW’s skilled and trained workforce.
 
Kevin C.  Alvin is dedicated to helping men and women secure leadership positions in the electrical industry, by mentorship and guidance throughout their careers.  As Recording Secretary of the local non-profit Electrical Workers Minority Caucus of San Diego and Imperial Counties, he performs outreach to various STEAM schools throughout San Diego County.  In his outreach, Kevin creates fun and innovative activities for students and educators, to facilitate learning about the day-to-day activities within the electrical industry.
 
Kevin  C.  Alvin is a California state-certified electrician, and he has worked in the electrical industry for over 25 years. Kevin holds an apprentice graduate certificate in electricity from the San Diego Electrical Training Center.  He is a proud Navy veteran, who served honorably for 5 years.  His tours of duty included Desert Storm and Desert Shield as a gunner’s mate missile technician.

The Freedom Fund Dinner is an annual event that, in addition to celebrating our supporters, recognizes groups and individuals who have contributed to the cause of Civil Rights and racial justice throughout the City, County, State and Nation. This year will be an extraordinary celebration, as we look back on the 100 years since the founding of the San Diego Branch, and look forward to our bright future.

The evening is sure to be memorable and enjoyable for all.