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Biz Summit 2022 Offers Opportunities to Bid on Contracts
September 22, 2022
The California Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Inc. (CALBCCF) is offering “game-changing opportunities” for mini micro, micro, and small business proprietors of the state at the Economic Business and Roundtable Statewide Summit 2022. ... read more »
Inequality Last Year Grew, But Child Poverty Dropped
September 15, 2022
Income inequality in the U.S. increased last year for the first time in more than a decade, but childhood poverty was cut almost in half due to expansion of the federal government’s child tax credit and stimulus payments made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new survey results released Tuesday, Sept. 13, by the U.S. Census Bureau. ... read more »
Black-Owned Restaurants to Try in L.A. 
September 8, 2022
If you currently live in Los Angeles or you plan on visiting anytime soon it is very essential to know about the best food places in the area!  ... read more »
Eleven86: Black-Owned Real Artesian Water Brand
September 8, 2022
Marquis Forge, Founder and CEO, MRaine Industries, LLC is the man behind Eleven86, an artesian water company. The core of this firm is to be in a position to give hope to their community while providing a source of clean water.  ... read more »
Plan to Phase Out Sales of Gas-Powered Cars in 2035 Has Long Road Ahead 
September 8, 2022
California has announced a new policy that will phase out the sale of gas-operated vehicles in 2035, thirteen years from now. But that ambitious effort to protect the environment leaves some unanswered questions.   ... read more »
Nonprofit Hosts Event Mixer To Promote Zero Interest Microloans
September 5, 2022
As part of the Black Cooperative Investment Fund’s continued efforts to provide capital to Black-owned businesses, the organization hosted “Building SoCal’s Black Wall Street: Direct Access to Zero Interest Capital Resources and Business Movers and Shakers,” on August 21. ... read more »
Homeowning while Black: Couple alleges bias in appraisal 
August 22, 2022
 How much does it pay to hide the photos of your family at your home, or anything else that shows your race? If you're Black and trying to find out how much your house is worth, one family suggests it could be hundreds of thousands of dollars.  ... read more »
South L.A. Entrepreneurs Reap Positive Outcomes Through EECI Business Seminars
August 21, 2022
The Entrepreneur Educational Center, Inc. (EECI) announced, “Mission accomplished,” after wrapping up its final business plan development seminar in a series at Roosevelt Park in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Indoor Masking Mandate May Return to LA County 
July 28, 2022
Los Angeles County is poised to return to requiring the wearing of indoor masks on Friday, July 29. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer, Ph.D., MPH, MEd, announced during a recent press conference that if the county remains at the high virus-activity level as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for two consecutive weeks, the indoor mask mandate will return.   ... read more »
Wellness Group Celebrates 21 Years of Empowering Women 
July 21, 2022
The Wellness Group presents their 21th Annual Healthy Lifestyle Forum, “Conversation with Change A Maker,” on Saturday, July 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., via Zoom.  ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills Hosts CLBC’S African American Leaders Program
July 21, 2022
The African American Leaders for Tomorrow Program started on July 20 at California State University at Dominguez Hills. ... read more »
Bank of America Awards More Than $4 Million in Grants to Southern California Nonprofits In First Round of Funding  
July 14, 2022
Bank of America today announced it has recently awarded more than $4 million in grants to 152 nonprofits across Southern California to help drive economic opportunity for individuals and families.  ... read more »
Newsom Appoints Joe Stephenshaw as Director of Finance
July 14, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed Joe Stephenshaw as Director of the California Department of Finance (DOF), filling the position held by Keely Martin Bosler since 2018. ... read more »
EECI Continues Free Business Seminar Series
July 14, 2022
The Entrepreneur Educational Center Inc. (EECI) will host their next business seminar at East Dominguez Park on Saturday, July 23, the second in a series of outreach to BIPOC and multicultural entrepreneurs located in the 2nd Supervisorial District. ... read more »
April Verrett Unanimously Elected as Secretary Treasurer of SEIU International Board
June 30, 2022
The Service Employees International Union’s International Executive Board voted unanimously June 24, to elect April Verrett as secretary-treasurer and Joseph Bryant as executive vice president, adding two dynamic young leaders to President Mary Kay Henry’s leadership team as SEIU intensifies its growing “Unions for All” effort. ... read more »

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