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|Varying Form of Title:||History Makers video oral history with Vivian R. Jones|
Vivian R. Jones
|Other authors / contributors:||Jones, Vivian, 1948- interviewee.|
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
|Digital file characteristics:||video file|
|Notes:||Videographer, Matthew Hickey.|
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2012 April 20.
|Summary:||Community leader Vivian Jones was born on September 3, 1948 in Sweet Home, Arkansas. She was raised in Chicago, Illinois. She received her A.A. degree in social services from Kennedy-King College and earned her B.A. degree and her M.Ed degree from Chicago State University. In 2009, she received an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity from the International Pentecostal Assemblies Ecumenical College of Bible Theology. In 1992, Jones founded Annie B. Jones Community Services, Inc. (ABJ), a community based social service agency that provides aid to children, families and seniors in the Chicago area. She was eventually named president emeritus of ABJ. She served as the commissioner of the African American Family Commission and on the board of directors for The Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention as one of its founding members. She was awarded the Woman at the Top of Her Game Award. She was featured in Essence and N'Digo magazines.|