Corlis Regina Long-Hudson
CORLIS REGINA LONG-HUDSON
DAUGHTER OF JEFF AND WADINE LONG.
NATIVE OF CARROLLTON GA
GRADUATE OF: CARROLLTON HIGH SCHOOL
SPENT TWELVE YEARS IN THE AIR FORCE (Jun 1978 – Jul 1990) AS:
COST AND MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS OFFICER
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND HUMAN RELATIONS OFFICER
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT OFFICER
SHE SEPARATED FROM THE AIR FORCE IN 1990, AS A CAPTAIN.
SHE RETURNED TO CARROLLTON IN 1991 ESTABLISHED EBONY INN, INC:
CULTURAL ARTS FOR YOUTH, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, WHICH TAKES
YOUTH TO ART GALLERIES, MUSEUMS, LIVE THEATER, AND OTHER CULTURAL
SURVIVED COLON CANCER IN 1998.
WORKED OTHER YOUTH PROGRAMS IN CARROLLTON AND VILLA RICA:
Founder and Board Chair of Ebony Inn, Inc.:
Cultural Arts for Youth
Carrollton High Substitute/Teachers Assistant
CCAC Theater Camp/Teen Theater Assistant Director
Teen Program Villa Rica Rec.
ACT-SO Carroll County NAACP
Worked to establish a Boys and Girls Club in Villa Rica
President of Villa Rica/Temple Kiwanis
Works with NAACP Youth Council
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
2011 – Retired from city of Villa Rica
2007 - Employee of the Monty Villa Rica Parks and Recreation Department
2003 - One of Carroll County's 53 Movers, Shakers and News Makers - Times-
2002 - Rotary's Paul Harris Fellowship Recipient
2000 - One of Eckerd's 100 Women of the Year, Featured Article Career Women
1998 - Featured in Rheta Grimsley Johnson's Working in the South column, Atlanta
98-99 - Featured in four Southern Spice Articles - Times-Georgian
2023 – NAACP Civic/Community Award
2023 – Community Mothers Award from Queentine Vallair’s Black Heritage Festival
Member of Carroll County NAACP since its founding
Became Life Member in the early 1990’s
youth council chair,
Life Membership chair,
ACT-SO program chair,
Worked to establish Next Gen program.