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Linda Jenkins Brown Nia Award for Service
This Award is named in her honor and recognizes a NABS member whose commitment, work ethic, and
Linda served as President as well as Executive Director for the National Association Of Black Storytellers, Inc. (NABS), the National Director of Storytelling for Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.,
During her term as NABS President, an educational component was added to the National Black Storytelling Festival. She initiated the Circle of Elders Award, Youth Award, Afﬁliate Program Award, Afﬁliate Membership Award, published the ﬁrst and only NABS Youth Newsletter.