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SCAQMD Focuses on Environmental Justice at MLK Luncheon
January 23, 2020
The agency brought together community leaders, elected officials, young people and dedicated activists to honor King as well as focus on the collaborative efforts to improve air quality. ... read more »
The benefits of having strong credit
January 23, 2020
Learn how having healthy credit can help you access new opportunities, plus some tips on how to manage it. ... read more »
Unemployed Californians With No Children Could Lose Food Stamps
January 23, 2020
Last week, the state of California joined 13 other states — as well as New York City and the District of Columbia — in a lawsuit filed against a new Trump Administration food stamp policy scheduled to take effect April 1. ... read more »
Census Officials Kick Off $250 Million Ad Campaign in Washington
January 23, 2020
At a news conference at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., Census officials revealed that they would have more than 1,000 ads that target a range of demographics in 13 different languages. Those ads are projected to reach 99 percent of U.S. households. ... read more »
Vermont-Slauson EDC Helps Minority Businesses Move to Next Level
January 16, 2020
In operation for more than 30 years, VSEDC offers tools to aid both start-up ventures and established owners ... read more »
No credit history? Here’s how to build one
January 16, 2020
Now is a good time to establish a good credit history. These accounts can help get you started. ... read more »
Captain Latasha Wells Amerson appointed Assistant Chief, L.A. World Airports Police Department
January 16, 2020
Captain Latasha Wells Amerson appointed Assistant Chief, L.A. World Airports Police Department ... read more »
California Assembly Elects First Woman as Chief Clerk and Parliamentarian
January 16, 2020
The 80-member lower house of the state legislature voted for, then confirmed and swore in Sue Parker, a long-serving African-American public official, to the Assembly’s non-member, non-partisan role. ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw is for South LA and by South LA
January 16, 2020
The dawn of a new decade marks a series of innovative projects and initiatives to look forward to. If the theme of 2019 was about fighting to keep South LA intact as outside developers encroached further into our community, the beginning of 2020 is about spreading a message of defiance through unity and Black ownership. ... read more »
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson Joins Own as Head Of Unscripted Development, Programming & Specials
January 16, 2020
Lattaker-Johnson takes the reins of OWN’s unscripted programming and development from Jon Sinclair ... read more »
Will Your Dream Job Ever Become Your Reality?
January 16, 2020
If one of your resolutions for the start of the new calendar year is the pursuit of that ever-elusive dream job, you’re not alone. A survey of 2,000 American adults taken by the virtual phone company, TollFreeForwarding, revealed that only about 24% of respondents will ever get to become what they wanted to be when they were younger. And just a tiny fraction of us — only 10% — can make that claim right now. ... read more »
Following in the Footsteps of Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 9, 2020
South Los Angeles non-profit gears up for an ambitious first quarter ... read more »
Courage California, Formerly Courage Campaign, Announces 2020 Rebrand & Name Change
January 9, 2020
Group says California must be a beacon of progressive democracy, and model for the country ... read more »
Johnson is Banking on South L.A.’s Success
January 9, 2020
As executive director of Community Development Banking for JPMorgan Chase, Malcolm A. Johnson leads the company’s initiatives to assist residents, businesses, schools and nonprofits. ... read more »
Media Pioneer and Tech Businessman Clayton Banks on Increasing Our Value in The Digital Economy
January 9, 2020
California born businessman Clayton Banks was an excited teen going to visit his brother at his UCLA dorm, he says, when he first encountered racism. “I was walking along and a car came by and someone yelled the N-word. I was just so appalled. I freaked out. I mean,” he paused at the memory, “I was really flabbergasted.” After he processed the incident Banks says he realized, “It had nothing to do with me. It was their ignorance.” ... read more »
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