The Los Angeles chapter of National Congress of Black Women Inc. will honor Congresswoman Karen Bass, the Millennium Momentum Foundation’s Jason L. Seward and Dr. Alfred Jumper for their commitment to building bridges to serve communities, during the group’s 2012 annual awards gala and dinner Aug. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. at the J.W. Marriott/Ritz Carlton at L.A. Live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles.

The event will feature Irma J. Brown, supervising judge of the Inglewood Juvenile Delinquency Court as special guest speaker and a performance by the Lula Washington Dance Theater.

The Congress is an international and national nonprofit that fights for the improvement of communities through educational, political, economical and cultural development of African American women and their families.