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Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Connects Hundreds of South Los Angeles  Residents to EMPLOYLA Career Opportunities
March 4, 2021
Councilmember Harris-Dawson hosted six EMPLOYLA jobs events aimed at directly connecting local employers to prepared job-seekers over the past. In collaboration with three South Los Angeles WorkSource Centers, hundreds of residents were able to learn about resume building, networking and virtual interviewing skills. ... read more »
OneWest Bank Opens New Branch in Watts Neighborhood of Los Angeles
March 4, 2021
OneWest Bank, CIT's Southern California retail bank division today announced the grand opening of its branch in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. The branch offers a full array of deposit and lending solutions for consumers and small businesses, as well as a connected CIT mortgage lending office dedicated to supporting the community.  ... read more »
Tips, tools and resources for Black business owners looking to make a strong recovery in 2021
March 4, 2021
While it may be challenging to predict what exactly our path to economic recovery will look like, Black small businesses will play a significant role. ... read more »
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A MOTHER CREATES 26-LETTER FLASHCARD SERIES TO HELP HER SON FEEL PRIDE
March 4, 2021
The 26-letter flashcard series is a stand out with uplifting phrases and illustrations to go along with each letter of the alphabet. ... read more »
Black Doctors Launch New Healthcare App
March 4, 2021
According to Dr. Bill Releford, the app was developed by a coalition of Black medical professionals in response to the COVID-19 crisis, which has devastated African Americans and Latino communities.  With Black Doctor 247, any person in the United States can access a Black doctor. ... read more »
At Disney, L.A.-Based Black Cast Members Are Leading Efforts for More Diversity and Inclusion
February 25, 2021
February marks Black History Month, a time to celebrate the voices, stories and contributions of Black and African Americans. Among the companies honoring Black History Month is Disney, and one way Disney Parks Experiences and Products is recognizing the month, is by sharing stories about their talented cast members and the important work they’re doing to create more diverse and inclusive experiences and products across the world. Throughout the month, they have been sharing these stories on the Disney Parks Blog. Here are the stories of three Los Angeles based cast members ... read more »
Bitter Battle Over Your Privacy Is Brewing Between Apple and Other Silicon Valley Giants
February 25, 2021
Apple’s decision, which falls in line with a broad consumer privacy overhaul the company calls App Tracking Transparency (ATT). ... read more »
California African American Museum Appoints Cameron Shaw as Executive Director
February 25, 2021
The California African American Museum (CAAM) announced that Cameron Shaw has been appointed executive director. She has served the Museum as deputy director and chief curator since September 2019.  ... read more »
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Calif’s AB 5 Contractor Law Could Soon Become National Standard
February 25, 2021
If passed, the PRO Act would implement the ABC test -- the California Supreme Court standard for classifying a worker as a contractor – in all 50 states. ... read more »
Now Open: ASCEND LA Looks for Budding BIPOC Businesses to Take to the Next Level
February 18, 2021
Applications are now open for ASCEND LA’s 2021 Spring cohort. After the success of its inaugural cohort in 2020, the free business accelerator program has doubled its capacity, selecting 30 businesses owned by women and people of color to undergo a management education program, obtain certification and bid preparation support, connect with regional and national supply chains, receive 1-on-1 advising with loan and procurement specialists, and access flexible capital resources. ... read more »
Courtney Moore Joins Dodgers as Vice President of Diversity, Equity And Inclusion
February 18, 2021
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced the hiring of Courtney Moore for the newly created position of Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. ... read more »
Okonjo-Iweala is 1st woman, African to lead world trade body
February 15, 2021
Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday to head the World Trade Organization, becoming the first woman and first African to take on the role amid rising protectionism and disagreement over how the body decides cases involving billions in sales and thousands of jobs. Okonjo-Iweala, 66, was named director-general by representatives of the 164 countries that make up the WTO, which deals with the rules of trade between nations based on negotiated agreements. ... read more »
Hallmark Names Alexis Kerr to Lead Mahogany Brand
February 11, 2021
Hallmark Cards, Inc. has named Alexis Kerr as the new Vice President of the Hallmark Mahogany Brand, a greeting card line that has honored and celebrated Black culture for more than 30 years. This move comes as the company invests in building the brand to be more than a card line. ... read more »
L’Oreal USA Partners with NAACP to Launch Grant Program for Black-owned Small Businesses
February 11, 2021
As small businesses in America have been hit the hardest by the economic fallout of the pandemic and Black-owned businesses are shutting down twice as fast as others according to NBER, L'Oréal USA teamed up with the NAACP to identify the most promising Black-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs in the beauty industry that are most in need of investment. ... read more »
NNPA President and CEO Dr. Ben Chavis Named Among 100 Most Influential Blacks Today
February 11, 2021
The CORE 100 honorees, which include changemakers like Stacey Abrams, Attorney Ben Crump, NBA superstar LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey, mark and remind the world of the beauty, boldness, and brilliance of Black Excellence at a time when the cultural, economic, and political landscape in the United States has grown increasingly more hostile towards Blackness. ... read more »
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