Description: Larue Fields has been a tireless worker and advocate for low income people of color and LGBT seniors. She began her professional career at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD where she taught Health and Physical Education in addition to coaching women’s basketball. Later she would become the first African American female head coach at the University of Minnesota leading the Women’s Basketball team. Currently she serves as Coordinator of Senior Services at the San Diego LGBT Community Center providing vital resources and referrals regarding health care, social services and community activities. Previously Larue had served as Director of Community Education and a Social Service Coordinator at Senior Community Services (now referred to as Serving Seniors) and was program Director at the Salvation Army Family Development Center. She was a Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Honoree in 2015.

Date: 2016-01-27